PESHAWAR - Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) Khyber Pahktunkhwa has termed the education system of Pakistan as a jumble of contrasts and differences and urged for streamlining it with Islamic teachings.
These views were expressed at a meeting of provincial Shura in Peshawar after passing a unanimous resolution regarding educational curriculum of the country.
Provincial Ameer of JI , Prof. Ibrahim, while presiding the meeting, said that the current education system in Pakistan, bearing the stamp of colonial lords, is promoting capitalistic interest.
He claimed that policy makers of Pakistan are trying to exclude Islamic teachings and Quranic verses from the syllabus in order to please their western lords.
Schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are deprived of basic facilities of clean drinking water, furniture and building, while certain schools are exposed to threat due to the absence of boundary walls.
Participants of the meeting welcomed the announcement of government regarding exclusion of anti-Islamic materials from course and urged for materialization of the idea in the next session of the academic year.
Members of Shura also demanded of provincial government legislations and planning to develop transparent educational system in province.
Regarding the security situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ibrahim said that it is incumbent upon the government to provide security to schools and children of province instead of demanding NOCs from schools.