Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday appeared to endorse the Taliban taking up Kabul by saying that Afghanistan has damaged the “shackles of slavery” within the neighbouring war-torn nation.
The longstanding conflict in Afghanistan reached a watershed second on Sunday when the Taliban insurgents closed in on Kabul earlier than coming into the town and took over the presidential palace, forcing embattled President Ashraf Ghani to hitch fellow residents and foreigners to flee the nation.
Khan made these remarks whereas addressing a ceremony to launch the primary part of the Single National Curriculum (SNC) from Grade 1 to five, which was a part of the manifesto of his ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf occasion.
The premier spoke how the parallel schooling system led to the existence of “English medium” colleges, ensuing within the adoption of “someone else’s culture” in Pakistan.
When you undertake somebody’s tradition you imagine it to be superior and you find yourself changing into a slave to it, he stated, including that it creates a system of psychological salves that’s worse than the precise slavery.
In the identical breath, he not directly likened the continued upheaval in Afghanistan with the individuals of the nation breaking the shackles of slavery”.
Khan stated changing into a psychological slave was worse than being an precise slave, including that subjugated minds can by no means make large choices.
Pakistan is accused of facilitating the Taliban riot which finally resulted within the capturing of the nation after being ousted about 20 years in the past.
Officially Pakistan has maintained that it needed a broad-based inclusive authorities in Afghanistan and was additionally internet hosting the Afghan leaders to create consensus for a peaceable transformation.
Meanwhile, Khan launched the SNC regardless of criticism as a result of it put emphasis on non secular educating as a substitute of contemporary nationwide sciences. All provinces agreed to introduce it besides the Sindh province.
Khan rejected all criticism and introduced that the plan to introduce the schooling system from Grade 1-12 within the coming years would go forward.