PM pays homage to Father of Nation

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APP03-12 KARACHI: August 12 - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi laying floral wreath at the mausoleum of Quaid -e- Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah during his visit. APP photo by Syed Abbas Mehdi

KARACHI, Aug 12 (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday visited Mazar-e-Quaid to pay homage to the Father of Nation, Quaid- e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
The prime minister laid floral wreath and offered fateha
at the Mazar-e-Quaid.
He was accompanied by Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair,
Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Minister for Interior
Ahsan Iqbal. PML-N leaders senator Saleem Zia and Shah Mohammed Shah were also present.
Later, the prime minister also recorded his impressions
in the visitor’s book.
“It is a matter of great privilege and honour for me to pay homage to Father of the Nation once again. I feel elevated to be here today after the smooth transition in our democratic dispensation”, he said in his
impressions.
“The Quaid’s chairmastic leadership and his democratic
struggle for a separate homeland for the Muslims of sub-continent resulted in the creation of Pakistan.”
“I pledge to work tirelessly for making Pakistan a peaceful and prosperous country. May Almighty Allah give us strength to continue to uphold the ideals for which Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah strived for throughout his life.”