Friday, August 12, 2022

Army chief says Pakistan can be kept safe by following Quaid’s vision


RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s armed forces on Monday paid a tribute to the father of nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, on his 142nd birth anniversary.

The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s media wing said: “Pakistan Armed Forces pay tribute to father of the Nation on his 141st Birthday.”

In his message on the occasion, army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said: “His vision of human values, social justice, equality and fraternity constituted motivation for creation of Pakistan. Following the same we can keep Pakistan safe and strong.”

The 142nd birth anniversary of the father of nation is being celebrated today across the country with due respect and enthusiasm.

Jinnah was born on Dec 25, 1876 in Karachi. The day has been declared as a public holiday.

The day began with Quran Khawani at the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi. A spectacular change of the guard ceremony was held at the mausoleum. A smartly dressed contingent of Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) assumed guard duties at the mausoleum.


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