PESHAWAR: Civil Secretariat, Fata on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with a religious seminary to promote female education in South Waziristan Agency.
According to a handout issued here, the MoU was singed by secretary administration, infrastructure and coordination Mohammad Abid Majid and Maulana Taj Mohammad, administrator of Madrasatul Binat, Wana, during a ceremony.
Under the MoU, the government will help the medressah introduce formal education up to master level, including science and humanities subjects. It also envisages construction of a hostel for 400 female students and putting the whole compound of medressah on solar energy.
The government would also upgrade boys’ primary school at Mughal Khel Adda and girls’ primary school, Noor Mohammad Kot, up to high level.
The seminary would ensure formal education (English medium) from KG to master level to female students. It would also share information and provide data whenever required by the Fata Secretariat, and would also allow the officials to monitor educational activities of the medressah.
The MoU further states that in case of any dispute, the decision of the additional chief secretary, Fata, will be binding on both the parties.