Punjab Minister for Education Murad Raas has requested private schools to make scarves/dupattas and caps compulsory for female and male students respectively. Murad made the request while talking about compulsory Quran classes in schools.

“I have seen in private schools that they are requesting students to brings scarfs and caps [for Quran classes] from home.”

He continued by saying that most private and public schools have scarves/duppatas included in their uniforms. He then requested all private schools make scarves part of their uniform.



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Last month, Chief Minister Pubjab approved the appointment of 70,000 Arabic teachers for compulsory teaching of the Holy Quran in all schools of Punjab.