Nation celebrates 144th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam today

LAHORE  – The nation is celebrating 144th birth anniversary of father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah today (Friday) with traditional zeal and fervour.

Quaid-e-Azam through his tireless efforts and unprecedented long struggle gave Muslims of Sub-Continent a free homeland.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in his address to the first constituent assembly of Pakistan on August 11, 1947 had said, You are free, you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in the newly born State of Pakistan. You may have affiliation or if you belong to any sect, religion, caste or creed, that has nothing to do with the affairs and working of the state, the Quaid said clearly.

On Quaid Day, different government organizations, non-governmental organizations and political parties have arrangement events and seminars to pay tribute to great leader of motherland.

TV channels are broadcasting special programmes in connection with birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam in which struggle of father of the nation and his vision for future Pakistan is being highlighted.