The Sindh government has announced that it will allocate a place for women to pray in all mosques in the province.

A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister of Law and Awqaf, Umar Soomro, in which he asserted that a separate place should be allocated for women in 77 mosques.

He has asked that the process of data collection of registered and unregistered mosques and madrassas should be speeded up.

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He also said that the Awqaf Department should initiate a dialogue with religious affairs and all stakeholders, further suggesting that technical skill programs and IT courses should also be introduced in madrassas in consultation with religious scholars.

As per the briefing, 8,903 madrassas have been registered across Sindh while registration of more mosques and madrassas is underway.