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95 GB seminaries getting funds from foreign Islamic countries

Islamabad: About 300 madrassas in Pakistan are receiving financial support from around 10 foreign Islamic countries. This include 147 seminaries and madrassas in Punjab, 95 in Gilgit Baltistan, 30 in Balochistan, and 12 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and one in Sindh.

These statistics were provided by the interior ministry to the National Assembly that the seminaries were receiving funds from countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Iran, Turkey, the US, the UK, and South Africa. The government has admitted it had no idea about the total amount of funds or any other kind of support these seminaries receive.

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Source: Pakistan Today, Express Tribune, BBC Urdu

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  1. At lest funding for Madaris in GB should be banned to make a safe home for upcoming economic opportunities. The madaris can used for organized tussles with China. We are looking to the GBLA for taking actions. …. No arrests have been made so far for Diamer continued incidents and no actions have been taken for two persons killers at Ali Abad Hunza during a protest.

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