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Pakistan's Sharif Consults Religious Scholars on Future of Madrassas

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif consulted with representatives from top religious seminaries Monday on reforms to be introduced in the religious schools’ curriculum, registration and funding process. Reforming the religious seminaries is a part of Pakistan’s National Action Plan devised to counter extremism in the country following the Peshawar school massacre on December 16, 2014. A statement issued by the prime minister's office after the meeting said Sharif expressed...

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