Balochistan lawmakers want it to become compulsory for students of primary schools to read the Holy Quran.
The provincial cabinet even approved the first draft of the bill during a meeting on Friday. Balochistan CM Jam Kamal chaired the meeting.
The law, if passed, will be applicable in private and public schools.
They discussed a 25-point agenda including heavy snow in different parts of the province and offered prayers for the martyrs of a recent explosion in Quetta.
The cabinet also approved the formation of a provincial disaster management commission to help provide financial compensation to the victims of natural catastrophes and accidents.