Islamabad (Web Desk): The 75th death anniversary of father of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is being observed with due solemnity and reverence today (Monday).
The day unfolded with exceptional supplications in mosques for the advancement and thriving of the nation.
Quran Khawani and Fateha were held at Quaid’s mausoleum in Sindh capital while a number of programs have been planned to mark the day.
Radio and television channels would likewise communicate exceptional projects and papers would take out unique versions to feature various parts of the life of Jinnah and spotlight on his extra-standard political battle and his unmatched services for freedom of Pakistan.
Born on December 25th, 1876, Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's creation on August 14, 1947. He then served as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his death.
Quaid-e-Azam passed away on September 11, 1948 shortly after achieving a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Subcontinent.
In his message on the occasion, President Dr Arif Alvi has reiterated commitment to make Pakistan a modern Islamic welfare state in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
"We will have to follow the golden principles of the founding father for the development of Pakistan. There is a need to work for the welfare of women, youth and weaker segments of the society," the president said.
President Alvi said that attention must be focused on providing education and eradication poverty to make Pakistan a great country.
In his message on death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said there is no better way to pay homage to the founder of Pakistan than to make Pakistan an Islamic welfare state.
He said have to eliminate all kinds of differences and work together day and night for development of Pakistan.
"Pakistan is currently going through a difficult period and we need to adhere to the principles of founder of the nation as much as ever," PM Kakar said.