ISLAMABAD, Dec 25 (APP):The nation is celebrating the 143rd birth anniversary of father of nation and founder of Pakistan , Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, with traditional zeal and respect and renewed commitment to work
hard for the progress and prosperity of the country on Tuesday.
A very well known lawyer and famous politician, Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born on December 25, 1876
in Karachi. Muhammad Ali Jinnah had served as the leader of All-India Muslim League from 1913 and
after Pakistan’s independence on August 14, 1947, Jinnah held the position of the country’s first
Governor-General, a reported aired by private news channel said.
The day dawned with special prayers in mosques for peace, progress, and prosperity of the country.
A change of guards ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi in
morning which smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Military Academy Kakul assumed the guards’
duty from Pakistan Air Force.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah visited the mausoleum to pay homage
to the great leader of the sub-continent. They laid a floral wreath and offered `Fateha’.
A Flag hoisting and cake cutting ceremony was held at Sector F-6 Islamabad organize by the Civil
Society and a local None Governmental Organization in which a large number of students from
Islamabad participated to pay homage to the father of the nation.
National flag has been hoisted on principal government buildings across the country. Special events
have also been arranged throughout the day to highlight and promote Jinnah’s ideas and views, particularly
with regard to rule of law, supremacy of the constitution, and upholding of democracy.
Private departments and social and literary organizations were also arranging special
programmes to shed light on Quaid-e-Azam’s life-long political struggle and his guiding principles
of unity, faith, and discipline.