The 73rd death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Father of the Nation, is being commemorated across the country with solemnity and reverence Saturday (today). Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Father of the Nation, died on September 11, 1948, just after a year Pakistan gained independence.
To mark the day, a special ceremony of Quran Khawani and Fateha will be held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi today. Educational institutions, political, social, and cultural groups have all devised programs to shed light on Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s personality and leadership. Top political leadership and people from different walks of life will visit the mausoleum to offer Fateha.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah visited the mausoleum of the father of the nation this morning and offered Fateha. Speaking to the media outside the mausoleum, they reiterated their resolve to navigate the challenges and problems facing Pakistan and make it a prosperous country by following Quaid’s principles. They laid a floral wreath on his grave and offered fateha.
Born on Dec 25, 1876, Muhammad Ali Jinnah served as leader of the All India Muslim League from 1913 until the inception of Pakistan on 14 August 1947. He served as the country’s first governor-general until his demise.