KARACHI: Authorities on Friday ordered the closure of the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi for an indefinite period.
According to statement issued to media, Mazar-e-Quaid has been closed to visitors owing to security concerns.
The Quaidâ€™s mausoleum will remain shut till the improvement of security situation. Â It, however, said that the mausoleum would be opened for visitors as soon as possible.
The Abdullah Shah Ghaziâ€™s shrine has also been shut down for pilgrims.
Meanwhile, Sindh Aukaf Department said that 78 shrines of Karachi and other cities of Sindh were closed down indefinitely. Â â€“ SAMAA
Story first published: 17th February 2017