Nation pays homage to Quaid on 140th birth anniversary

The day began with recitation of the holy Quran at Jinnah’s mausoleum in Karachi

News Desk December 25, 2016
A file photo Mohmmad Ali Jinnah. PHOTO: EXPRESS

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.


JKhan | 5 years ago | Reply You did find small space about our Founder's birthday. DAWN could not .It claims that paper was founded by Quaid! Do you believe this ? I don't.
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