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COAS visits Qauid’s mausoleum on his birth anniversary

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

25th Dec, 2019. 08:23 pm
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KARACHI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid homage to the founder of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, on the occasion of his 143rd birth anniversary.

Quaid’s vision about creation of Pakistan based on Two-Nation theory is an even more acknowledged reality today,” the chief of the army staff (COAS) was quoted by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying during his visit to the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi.

While appreciating Quaid’s selfless efforts and political vision for the creation of the motherland, Gen Qamar said: “We can’t thank him [QeA] enough for having got us Pakistan.”

“Even in most difficult times, all Pakistanis including minorities have come together without compromise on respective identity. His vision will always guide the way for us to take Pakistan ahead following principles of Faith, Unity and Discipline” DG ISPR

Jinnah was born on December 25, 1876 in Karachi. A lawyer and a politician by profession, he served as the leader of All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan’s independence on August 14, 1947.

Following Pakistan’s independence, Jinnah held the position of the nation’s first governor general until his death on September 11, 1948. The day began with special prayers in mosques for the peace, progress and prosperity of the country.

Later, Governor Sindh  Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah also visited the mausoleum to pay homage to the Quaid e Azam.

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