Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s 140th birth anniversary is being commemorated across the country on Sunday with fervour and zeal.
The day began with recitation of the holy Quran at Jinnah’s mausoleum in Karachi, followed by a change of guard ceremony where Commandant PMA Kakool Major General Abdullah Dogar was the guest of honour, Radio Pakistan reported.
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Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, along with Chief Minister Sindh, Murad Ali Shah also visited Quaid’s mausoleum to pay respects and recite Fateha.
The rest of the country is marking the occasion with exhibitions and shows highlighting the teachings of Quaid-e-Azam.
Hundreds of children and students from various schools and colleges of the twin cities performed folk songs at the Lok Virsa on Saturday in a cultural show. The show was part of the week-long celebrations for Quaid-e-Azam’s birth anniversary.
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Many took to social media to mark the occasion, recounting Quaid's message.
#QuaideAzam His vision of justice in Pak remains a dream.Corruption n nepotism continues unabated.Need ACCOUNTABILITY, across the board. Now— Fauzia Kasuri (@FauziaKasuri) December 25, 2016
Quaid-i-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah's greatest qualities as a leader were his selflessness, integrity and courage. 1/2— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 24, 2016
2/2 The only way Pakistan can move forward is to return to Quaid-i-Azam's vision for this nation. PTI is committed to this vision.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 24, 2016
The Quaid had a vision for Pakistan that had a resolute clarity & if we want to see our nation flourish we must move to realise this vision.— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) December 25, 2016
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