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Nation celebrates Quaid-e-Azam’s 137 birth anniversary
 
 
 

137th birthday of the founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was celebrated throughout the country on Wednesday.
A change of guard ceremony was held at Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi this morning.
A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Military Academy Kakool took guard responsibilities at the Mazar from Pakistan Air Force cadets.
Commandant of the Academy‚ Major General Nazir Ahmad Butt inspected the guard‚ offered Fateh and laid a wreath at the Mazar.
Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad and Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah also visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. They offered fateha and placed floral wreath at the Mazar.
Talking to the media on the occasion‚ Governor Sindh said that the only way to get rid of crises is to follow the teachings of Quaid-e-Azam.
Chief Minister said democratic institutions are strong and human rights being observed in the country.
Qur'an Khwani was held at the Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi and a change of Guard's ceremony will also be held at the Mazar-e-Quaid.
A number of programmes have been chalked out to highlight the guiding principles of unity‚ faith and discipline. The government has announced a public holiday on Wednesday.
Various cultural organizations and educational institutions have chalked out different programmes to highlight the life and political achievements of the great leader.
Various cultural organizations and educational institutions have chalked out different programmes to highlight the life and political achievements of the great leader.
In a massage issued on the eve of 137th birthday of the father of nation Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah made history by carving out a new state by the strength of his wisdom, steadfastness, righteousness and statesmanship.
“The great Quaid envisioned Pakistan to be an independent homeland for the Muslims of subcontinent where they could live their lives according to their religious and cultural beliefs,” Nawaz added.
The PM reminded that Quaid envisioned Pakistan to be country where democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights will hold sway, adding his dream of Pakistan was of a country where there would be no discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or religion and where all citizens would enjoy equal rights, he added.
“On this auspicious day, we should pledge and resolve to work whole-heartedly and dedicatedly to build a strong and prosperous Pakistan,” the PM urged.
Prime Minister said that patriotism, dedicated work and selfless service for the greater glory of Pakistan could be the most befitting tribute to the memory of Quaid-e-Azam.

 
 
 
 
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