PESHAWAR: The provincial government unanimously passed a resolution proposed by Inayatullah Khan of Jamaat-e-Islami to teach the Quran with translation in all universities across the province.
The provincial government welcomed the resolution submitted by Jamaat-e-Islami parliamentary leader Inayatullah Khan, Haji Sirajuddin Khan and Khatoon member Humaira Khatun in the provincial assembly session on Tuesday and was supported by the provincial law minister.
After supporting the resolution as a joint resolution, Inayatullah Khan, Parliamentary Leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, while presenting a joint resolution in the House, took the position that the Constitution of Pakistan clearly states that the official name of the country will be Islamic Republic of Pakistan and The Qur’an and Sunnah will have the status of supreme law here adding that therefore, there is a need for full understanding of the Qur’an in higher educational institutions (universities) and for this purpose, provision for teaching the Qur’an in the national language Urdu in all universities across the province.
Law Minister Sultan Mohammad Khan, while supporting the resolution, said that popularization of Quranic teachings is in accordance with our constitution and as a result of teaching Quran with translation in universities the students will understand the teachings of Islam in its true spirit.
He said that the government fully supports the resolution on which the Speaker Provincial Assembly approved a joint resolution with the House regarding teaching of Holy Quran with translation in universities across the province.