Call for following Quaid’s vision

Speakers stress acting upon Jinnah’s principles to steer country out of crisis

Our Correspondent September 17, 2023


Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with Idara-i-Nazaria-i-Pakistan organised an event titled “Quaid-e-Azam ka Tasawar-e-Pakistan”.

Senator Raja Zafarul Haq and Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, members of the Board of Governors of Idara-i-Nazaria-i-Pakistan, Salman Farooq, Prof Naeem Qasim, Engr Arif Sheikh and Gazala Shaheen Wayn Members of the General Council and many other dignitaries were present on the occasion, said a press release.

Speaking on the occasion, Senator Zafarul Haq said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had envisioned a Pakistan where people of all religions would enjoy the welfare of life, rule of law, freedom of expression, and a strong economy.

He stressed that all should follow the principles of Quaid in letter and spirit to steer the country out of the current economic crisis.

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Senator Mushahid Hussain said that the Quaid wanted an enhanced role for the private sector in Pakistan to make it a strong economy of the region and stressed that the government should take measures for ease of doing business in the country.

He said Quaid-e-Azam believed in the rule of law and the protection of the human rights of all communities in Pakistan, which should be ensured in the country. He stressed that the government should open borders to promote trade with neighbouring countries that would bring progress and prosperity to the region.

ICCI President Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari said Quaid-e-Azam had stressed concentrating on the well-being of the people to make Pakistan a happy and prosperous country, but the current situation was against his vision as the people are suffering from record high inflation and high cost of living.


Published in The Express Tribune, September 17th, 2023.


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