A change of guard ceremony was held on Tuesday on the mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi to commemorate his 142nd birthday.
Pakistan Navy Academy Kakul cadets took over guard duties from the Pakistan Air Drive, Radio Pakistan reported.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Shah and Governor Imran Ismail can even go to the mausoleum to pay homage to the nation’s founder, the report added.
Particular ceremonies can be held by authorities departments, social organizations, and tutorial establishments to commemorate the event. It’s a public vacation right now and the nationwide flag can be hoisted atop all private and non-private buildings.
The nation can be observing Jinnah’s birthday with zeal and enthusiasm.
President, prime minister pay tribute to the Quaid
Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi additionally issued particular messages to the nation on the event.
The president, in his assertion, paid tribute to Jinnah’s efforts to create a separate homeland for Muslims “the place they may spend their lives in accordance with their very own customized and their traditions”.
He urged the nation to “work tirelessly — individually in addition to collectively — within the service of our nice nation, in keeping with the Quaid’s imaginative and prescient”.
“[Jinnah] steered the Muslims of the sub-continent throughout probably the most tumultuous instances and enabled them to resist heavy odds and to realize independence via a democratic battle,” President Alvi stated in his assertion.
“Quaid-i-Azam’s imaginative and prescient and ideas are as related right now as they have been seven many years in the past… By the grace of Allah Almighty, our nation has embarked upon the trail to progress and improvement as envisioned by Father of the Nation. In the present day, we’re not solely paying homage to the reminiscence of our nice chief but additionally reaffirm our religion in his teachings.”
He additionally requested the nation to vow that the “errors of previous shall by no means be repeated”.
“All of us will work as one nation to rework the imaginative and prescient of the Quaid into actuality and take the nation to its rightful place among the many comity of countries.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan in his assertion congratulated the nation on the event. He stated that the nation ought to “replicate as to how far now we have succeeded in adhering to the trail outlined by our chief” and “rededicate” itself to reside as much as his imaginative and prescient.
He paid tribute to the founding father of the nation and stated that he was “one of many nice leaders of the 20th century who altered the course of historical past by his imaginative and prescient and relentless battle for the rights of the Muslims”.
“Our Quaid had envisioned a state the place we may reside and breathe as free males, the place we may get pleasure from freedom from worry and wish; the place we may trend their lives in keeping with our spiritual and cultural values, and the place the rules of the state of Madina might be adopted to create a simply and affluent society,” Prime Minister Khan stated.
“The Quaid had needed a society the place each citizen enjoys the privileges of equal rights; the place rule of legislation reigns supreme and institution of a state which gives its umbrella to marginalized and weak and likewise facilitates the expansion of each particular person to his or her full capabilities,” the premier added.
“One of the simplest ways to pay homage to our Quaid is to stick to his imaginative and prescient and observe his guiding rules of unity, religion and self-discipline, in our particular person in addition to collective lives, in the direction of making our nation a real welfare, progressive and affluent state,” he concluded.