Wafaq ul Madaris has become the world’s largest Producing of more than one million Haafiz-e-Quran, both men and women, in three decades Madarsa network in Pakistan.
“One million children have become Hafiz-e-Quran after Wafaq-ul-Madaris has a test in 1982,” Qafa Hafeez Jalandhari, Wafaq-ul-Madaris general secretary.
“More than 78,000 children only became Hafiz-e-Quran in 2019,” he said, adding that 14,000 of them were girls.
He said children four to seven years would enter this madrasas and memorize the Holy Quran in about two years.
After their hifz students receive primary education where they teach Science, Mathematics, English, Urdu and Pakistani Studies.
Jalandhari compares to the annual number of Hafiz-e-Quran in Pakistan with Saudi Arabia, saying the Kingdom produces only five thousand huffaz every year.
“Although Arabic is not our national language, more children memorize the Holy Quran in Pakistan,” he added.
Qari Hafeez Jalandhari said the Saudi government also acknowledged the efforts of Wafaq ul Madaris and received a prize.