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Kabul/Islamabad: Mufti Taqi Usman, a prominent Pakistani scholar, has written a letter to the Taliban government of Afghanistan and asked it to reopen girls’ schools for Afghan girls.
The letter that is written to the supreme leader of the Taliban Mullah Hebtullah Akhundzada emphasized the importance of girls’ education adding that the enemy of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has used it as propaganda against the IEA, Khaama Press reported.
Usmani in the letter, appreciated the recent measure taken by the IEA while insisting that making appropriate arrangements in accordance with Shaira law is necessary.
"Second, there is a need to dispel the impression that Islam or the Islamic Emirate are against women’s education. However, it is necessary to make segregated arrangements for girls’ education – separate from those for boys,” the letter mentioned.
The Taliban government shutdown secondary schools for girls for several months now, triggering international criticisms.
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