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Rs300m funding to KP seminary legitimises Taliban: Zardari

ISLAMABAD: PPP co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday communicated worry over the designation of Rs300 million of open assets to an exclusive theological college in Nowshera known for its connections with the Taliban.

“This is only legitimisation of militancy and the aggressor Taliban that will undermine the country’s resolve to battle activists to the completion,” he said in an announcement. The PPP representative Senator Farhatullah Babar said the previous president was profoundly worried over the utilization of open assets to legitimize a private theological college known for advancing private jehad.

“The assets ought to have been spent on human advancement rather than on a theological college

whose specialty lies in its advancement of activist Islam and the world perspective of Islamic aggressors,” he included.

Babar said it ought to have happened around the time when a gathering of Taliban purportedly guaranteed obligation regarding the objective killing of Amjad Sabri Qawwal in Karachi.

He said the head of Darul Uloom Haqqania in Nowshera was a recognized sympathizer and undeclared representative for the Taliban. Amid the administration TTP talks in 2014 the Taliban really named the leader of the theological college to arrange for their benefit, he said.

It is likewise generally realized that various activist Taliban pioneers have been understudies of this theological college. He said in the wake of slaughtering of Mulla Mansour Akhtar in Balochistan as of late it created the impression that a few components were resuscitating the jehadi venture.

Clarifying this, he said as of late traditionalist religious gatherings drove by a prohibited association held assemblages in Islamabad dissenting Mansour’s passing. “Presently an exclusive genius Taliban madrassah has been given Rs300 million. I however the National Action Plan calls for prohibiting banned outfits from restoring, yet they have revived and are straightforwardly advancing their activist motivation with exemption,” he said and addressed: “Is the restoration of jehadi venture by configuration or as a matter of course.”