PM orders to register all Madrasas

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the Muslim Religious Affairs Department to register all Muslim religious schools (Madrasas) with the Department.

He also instructed officials of the Department to re-evaluate the curricula of all Madrasas and prepare an updated curriculum with the assistance of the Education Ministry.

Prime Minister Rajapaksa gave these orders during a progress review meeting of the Buddha Sasana, Religious Affairs and Cultural Affairs Ministry. ( Nalaka Sanjeewa Dahanayake)

  Comments - 9

  • Martin Milton Saturday, 11 January 2020 07:35 PM

    NOT ONLY REGISTER, BUT THEY ALSO NEED TO BE MONITORED EXTREMELY CLOSELY BY PROFESSIONAL NATIONAL MINDED UNBIASED GOVERNMENT APPOINTEES. Reports regarding what is being taught there and how, to be sent monthly to the Government Leadership for information and necessary action. MM

    MK Saturday, 11 January 2020 08:07 PM

    Insha Allah. Very good move. Our people are opening each and every corners. Afterward collecting money. Same Haj operators also making money only. PLEASE GO HEAD OUR HON. PRESIDENT CHECK HAJ OPERATORS ALSO TKS.

    edward Saturday, 11 January 2020 08:09 PM

    Every schools should be one rules to follow its benefits every children as equal rights

    surath perera Saturday, 11 January 2020 08:33 PM

    A disastrous step towards future harmony

    Lokka Saturday, 11 January 2020 08:46 PM

    This is not enough. No madrasas be allowed which are not part and parcel of the country's educational system.

    Gamarala Saturday, 11 January 2020 09:11 PM

    All religions schools should be monitored and regulated regardless of which religion or sect it belonged to. We do not want radical Moulavis, Monks or Priests. We have too many in many forms in this country who too busy propagating hatred instead of peaceful coexistence

    ranjit Saturday, 11 January 2020 10:13 PM

    how about the schools of other Denomination

    ram Sunday, 12 January 2020 12:33 AM

    very good move. he should also request them to be transparent of what they learn

    Dharisha Wednesday, 15 January 2020 03:24 PM

    Please also monitor International Schools. At least have a system where parents can raise concerns.


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