The 69th death anniversary of Pakistan's first Prime Minister Shaheed-i-Millat (Martyr of the Nation) Liaquat Ali Khan is being observed today (Friday).
Born in Karnal‚ East Punjab, Liaquat Ali Khan got education from Aligarh Muslim University, India and Oxford University, United Kingdom.
He then struggled with Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to get a separate homeland for Muslims of sub-continent.
Liaquat Ali Khan was assassinated on October 16, 1951 during a public meeting at Company Bagh in Rawalpindi which was later named after him as Liaquat Bagh.
He is buried at Mazar-e-Quaid compound in Karachi.