Happy Birthday to the father of the Nation
KARACHI – The nation is celebrating on Monday (today) the birth anniversary of Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah with renewed commitment to work hard for realization of ideas he envisioned for Pakistan.
The day, a public holiday, will dawn with a 21-gun salute in the provincial metropolis. The national flag would be hoisted at the principal government buildings.
A change of guard ceremony would be held at the mausoleum of the great leader. The cadets of Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul, that is described as ‘Quaid’s own’ will assume the guard’s duty. Qur’an Khawani at the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi will also be held.
The Commandant of PMA Kakul, Maj. Gen. Akhtar Nawaz, will also lay a floral wreath and offer Fateha.
Governor and Chief Minister Sindh will visit the Mazar of Quaid to lay floral wreaths and offer Fateha. People from various walks of life would also visit the Mazar of Quaid to pay tributes to the Founder of Pakistan.
A number of organizations have arranged programs to pay tributes to Quaid-s-Azam and highlight various aspects of his vision and leadership.
A number of other events have been planned both at official and civil society levels to highlight life, achievements and different aspects of the personality of the Quaid.
It will be a public holiday and national flag will be hoisted atop all public and private buildings.