703 madras­sas black­listed in FATA

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

PESHAWAR: Un­der the di­rec­tives of the fed­eral gov­ern­ment the Fron­tier Rangers have com­pleted prepa­ra­tions to take ac­tion against un­reg­is­tered madras­sas (sem­i­nar­ies) in the tribal ar­eas.

Ac­cord­ing to sources as part of the im­ple­men­ta­tion for the Na­tional Ac­tion Plan (NAP) 703 madras­sas in the Fed­eral Ad­min­is­terd Tribal Ar­eas (FATA) have been black­listed in which 50,000 stu­dents in­clud­ing 18,000 women are be­ing ed­u­cated. Out of the 703 un­reg­is­tered madras­sas, over 292 are in North Waziris­tan and 204 in South Waziris­tan.

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