Steps being taken to implement uniform curriculum in country: PM
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said that the steps are being taken to implement uniform education curriculum in the country.
He was while addressing a prize distribution ceremony for the Madrassa students, who performed distinctively in the exams of contemporary education boards and religious seminaries, in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The premier said at present, three education systems are being practiced, which are leading to injustices and divisions in the society. He said a uniform curriculum is being designed so that all the graduates have equal opportunities to grow in their practical life.
He said the graduates of the new education system will have understanding of religion, contemporary knowledge and science and technology.
Education system reforms to help lift lower strata
The prime minster said that the government plans to synchronize the entire education system to create social harmony in the country. He also said reforms are being introduced in the education system, which will help uplift the lower strata of the society with the provision of equal opportunities to progress.
Islam lays special emphasis on education
Imran Khan said the PTI government had decided in its early days that the students of religious seminaries will be imparted contemporary modern education so that they too can get important positions in different professions. Underlining importance of education, PM Khan said Islam has laid special emphasis on education.
English education system divides society into classes
The premier also said that that English education system has divided society in different classes. He said that Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) has laid utmost emphasis on seeking knowledge.
He said that lack of education has caused fall of Muslims and that Pakistani children are not conversant with Islamic history. “Islam teaches lesson of being good humans,” he added.
Imran Khan reminded that Muslims had been among all top scientists for 700 years. He said Pakistan had been founded on particular goal therefore, Iqbaliat (philosophy of great poet Allama Iqbal) must be taught to students.
Muslims weak today due to lack of education
The prime minister said Muslims are weak today mainly due to lack of education. He said eight million Kashmiris have been locked in occupied Kashmir in an open jail for two months.
He said Pakistan, Malaysia and Turkey have decided to launch an English language channel to present Muslims’ stance to the world and project the Muslim history. He said the three Muslim countries have also decided to collaborate to make films on Muslim history and heroes of Islam.