Nation observes 71st death anniversary of Quaid-i-Azam

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Staff Report

ISLAMABAD

The 71st death anniversary of father of nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah observed on Wednesday with due solemnity and reverence across the country.

In this connection, a special ceremony of Quran Khawani and Fateha was held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi today.

People from different walks of life will visit the mausoleum to lay floral wreath on the grave.

To mark the day, various programs were held by educational institutions and political, social and cultural organizations to shed light on the personality and leadership of Quaid-i-Azam. Father of the nation passed away on 11th September, 1948.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said that dream of Indian Sub-Continent’s Muslims for an independent homeland was materialized under dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

In his message on Wednesday, he said that we are living as an independent nation today because of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a man of principle and a courageous leader.

He said that Quaid-e-Azam’s motto of Unity, Faith and Discipline is guarantor of progress and prosperity of country and Pakistan can get rid of all crises by following his golden principles.