Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today declared recognition of certificates of Dawrae Hadith under Qawmi Madrasa Education Boards as equivalent to Masters Degree in Islamic Studies and Arabic.
Sheikh Hasina made the announcement at a meeting with the alems-ulema of the Qawmi Madrasas at her official residence Gono Bhabanin Dhaka tonight.
The recognition was given on the basis of basic principles of Darul Ulum Deobandh of India and maintaining separate characteristics of the Qawmi Madrasas, she said.
Chairman of Qawmi Madrasa Education Board-BEFAQ and Director General of Hathazari Darul Ulum Madrasa Allama Ahmed Shafi, President of the National Dinis Education Board Moulana Fariduddin, Vice Chairman of Qawmi Madrasa Education Board Moulana Ashraf Ali, Acting Secretary General of the board Moulana Abdul Quddus, Ittehadul Madarisil Qoumia, Chittagong Moulana Abdul Halim Bokhari and assistant Vice President of Befaqul Madarisil Arabia Bangladesh Moulana Noor Hossain Quasemi also spoke on the occasion.
Prime Minister's Military Secretary Major General Mia Mohammad Joynul Abedin gave the welcome address.