ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri has said that it seems that the next Hajj will not be performed in a regular manner adding that the Saudi government has asked to wait for the Hajj arrangements.
Addressing a ceremony regarding distribution certificates among the Madrassas who met affiliation requirements with Education Ministry in Islamabad today, he said that we are aware of the concerns of the people regarding Hajj and are in constant touch with the Saudi authorities.
Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said the government is making efforts to bring about an mprovement and strengthen the centuries-old education system of religious seminaries.
He said the affiliation initiative will be an important step towards a uniform education system in the country.
He said thousands of madrassas and religious leaders expressed confidence in Ministry of Education and this move will reduce the division of Mullah and Mister in the education system.
Appreciating the role and tireless efforts of Religious Affairs and Education ministries in this regard, he said ulema and religious seminaries have played a major role in the training of this ummah.