FAISALABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Muhammad Yousuf said on Sunday that seminaries do not require reforms; they need ‘educational reforms’.
Talking to media on the occasion of his visit to Jamia Salfia Faisalabad, Sardar Yousuf said that the government is revising Hajj and Umrah policy and it has decided to reduce the Hajj and Umrah fares with respect to the decline in petroleum prices.
He said that unnecessary use of loudspeakers has been banned do that action could be taken against those spreading sectarianism, provoking the masses and involved in negative propaganda.
The minister said that whoever challenges the writ of state by wielding arms is a terrorist, while the National Action Plan which was formulated after consultation with all the parties is being acted upon for eliminating terrorism from the country.
Moreover, Sardar Yousuf said that no evidence was found regarding the involvement of any madressa in terrorism.