The 69th death anniversary of Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was observed with due solemnity on Monday.

Quran Khawani and Fateha was held at the Mazar-e-Quaid on Monday morning which besides others was also attended by Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.  

Different educational institutions, political, social and cultural organizations held functions to highlight the personality and struggle of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah for an independent homeland for the Muslims of the Sub-Continent.

Radio Pakistan broadcast special programs to pay homage to Father of the Nation.

On this occasion, in their messages President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have stressed for continuing efforts to make Pakistan a cradle of freedom, dignity and honour as was envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam.

They said Quaid-e-Azam inspired the whole world and particularly South Asia through his charismatic and visionary leadership.

The president said Pakistan is progressing socially, economically and politically and let us reaffirm on this day that we will devote our energies in individual and collective capacities for the betterment of our country.  

The prime minister said the best way to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation is to adhere to principles of Unity, Faith and Discipline. He urged the nation to carry forward the Quaid's legacy in letter and spirit toward making Pakistan a developed and prosperous country.

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