Quran translation be made compulsory at schools: Babak

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education Sardar Hussain Babak on Tuesday directed the authorities to make Islamiyat and translation of Holy Quran compulsory in all the government schools. He was presiding a meeting of District Education Officers (DEOs) where Director Education Rafiqe Khattak, Deputy Director Education Shams Khan and other officers were present.

Babak said that Subject Specialists should perform their duties honestly and the teachers should make sure that they should be regular. He directed the concerned officials that sports facilities should be provided in the schools and from Parent Teacher Council (PTC) funds the requirements of the schools should be met.

Education minister also directed the officials that in all the government schools the uniform should be same and the furniture in the schools should be available.

The minister said that cleanliness should be given importance because teachers had to provide 4.7 million students a good environment and for the future of these students environment plays vital role. One billio-n rupees had been transferred to PTC funds from DEFT for the training of teachers, sports and other facilities for the schools, he added.