ISLAMABAD: The 68th death anniversary of Father of the Nation, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is being observed today (September 11) with due solemnity.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan along with members of the provincial cabinet visited mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam on Sunday and paid their tribute.
Representatives of the three armed services laid wreaths at the Mazar on behalf of their respective chiefs. They also offered Fateha.
People from various walks of life continued visiting the mausoleum of the great Quaid in Karachi all day long to pay tributes and offer Fateha.
Various organizations arranged seminars and ceremonies to pay homage to Quaid-i-Azam.
Quaid-e-Azam was born on December 25, 1876 in Karachi and passed away on September 11, 1948.
He received early education in Karachi and then went to London for higher education.
He got his law degree in 1896, returned home and began his legal career. Later he joined Muslim League and struggled for a separate homeland for Muslims of the Sub-continent.
Quaid-e-Azam was the first Governor General of Pakistan, which gained independence on August 14, 1947 due to his relentless efforts.-APP