The Eurasian Times: Pakistan Making Efforts to Regulate Madrassas After Immense Global Pressure

This undated file photo shows students reading Qur’an in a Madrasa in Islamabad. The Pakistani government is working towards bringing these institutions under its control. (AFP/File)
Updated 23 May 2019
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The Eurasian Times: Pakistan Making Efforts to Regulate Madrassas After Immense Global Pressure

May 22: The Eurasian Times states that the Pakistani government is working towards bringing these institutions under its control. In April, the military spokesman Major-General Asif Ghafoor said over 30,000 madrassas will be brought into the ‘mainstream’ fold and overseen by the ministry of education.

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RT: Pakistan eyes Russian weapons… and here’s what Moscow has in store

Updated 15 June 2019
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RT: Pakistan eyes Russian weapons… and here’s what Moscow has in store

June 14: RT states that Pakistani PM Imran Khan has said his country is looking for Russian arms, and there’s a lot that Moscow can offer, be it main battle tanks and fighter jets, or helicopters and air defense systems, a military expert told RT.

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