LAHORE    -   Punjab Chief Minister Ch Parvez Elahi CM Sunday said that the Seerat Academy will be revived soon, and MPhil classes will be started there. He also vowed to reactivate the the Muttahida Ulema Board. 

The chief minister announced these decisions in a meeting with Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Hafiz Muham­mad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi who called on the CM on Sunday. The chief minister said that MPhil classes will be conducted at Seerat Academy in col­laboration with the prominent Madina University, Jamia Al-Azhar and with other renowned universities of the Is­lamic world. He said that Seerat Acad­emy will be made the centre for taking decisions with regard to the religion. The CM apprised that a research work will be done relating to religious cur­riculum in the Seerat Academy adding that efforts to create harmony between the inter-religion and inter-faith will continue. The CM deplored that dur­ing the tenure of Shehbaz Sharif Seerat Academy was shut down and made inactive. He deplored that the thinking of the opponents revolved only around their vested interests. He said that the restoration work of the affected mosques and the madaris will also be done. The CM underscored that all ef­forts will be utilised to create national unity for the rehabilitation and settle­ment of the flood affectees.

The CM stated that the Arab coun­tries and their institutions will be given facilitation in providing relief activities for the flood affectees in Punjab adding that a transparent mode of action will be formulated to help the flood affect­ees. Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Maulana Tahir Ashrafi lauded the ef­forts of CM Pervaiz Elahi being made for the rehabilitation of the flood- af­fected people.Tahir Ashrafi stated that services of CM Pervaiz Pervaiz for the religion will always be remembered.