ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar on Friday met with Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noorul Haq Qadri to discuss with him ways to bring madrassa students in the national mainstream.
Dar said that Prime Minister Imran Khan wanted to include students of seminaries in the Naya Pakistan Youth Programme.
Provision of interest-free loans, vocational training, and medical facilities to madrassa students is among aims of the government, Dar explained.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader said that the students are precious assets of the country.
On the other hand, Noorul Haq Qadri termed the initiative a revolutionary step by the government.