PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government is at the final stage to incorporate certain proposed recommendations in a reform package regarding religious seminaries, which will be approved by provincial cabinet soon, official sources told TheNation Friday. They said under the package, various reforms regarding registration, admission, audit, funding and implementation of a mechanism to teach contemporary subjects along with religious ones at madrassas would be introduced. In this regard, the provincial government has so far held several meetings with different schools of thoughts and stakeholders so as to introduce the proposed reforms with consensus, they said, adding that if the government succeeded in the implantation of proposed madrassa reforms package, it would be a big achievement on the part of ANP-led coalition government. The sources said that the old registration system would be replaced with a new one, under which every new seminary would have to be registered within one year of its establishment with Industries Department. Moreover, it has also been suggested in the package that without having complete documents, no foreigner would be given admission in the seminaries. Currently at least 3,400 religious seminaries operate in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, wherein thousands of students are acquiring religious education, however to equip them with contemporary education too, a separate section would be set up at all the eight educational boards in the province. As, under the proposed reforms, provincial government and other stakeholders have agreed upon imparting modern education at madrassas alongside religious. In addition, the proposed reforms suggested that government would deal funding and carrying out inquiries in these madaris if any, they said, adding government was giving final touches to incorporate these reforms in a package, which, the provincial cabinet would formally approve after the return of the Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti from abroad, they said. Talking to media persons, KP Information Minister and provincial governments spokesman Mian Iftikhar Hussain said that a sufficient headway has been made regarding the reforms of religious schools and majority of points have been agreed upon with consultation of all schools of thoughts. He said that this credit not only goes alone to the government but to the Ulema of all schools of thoughts as well, adding that the proposed reforms would prove to be the role model for the whole country. We were not pursuing special agenda but working on the agenda for the welfare of this country wherein our Ulema are whole heartedly supporting us as they were well aware of the problems and difficulties being faced by the people here he said Sharing some details of the proposed reforms in religious seminaries, Mian Iftikhar Hussain said that without complete documents no foreigner would be given admission in religious or any other educational institutions and all Ulema are agreed on this point.