KARACHI (Dunya News) – As the nation is celebrating 144th birth anniversary of Founder of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on Friday with traditional zeal, an elegant change of guards ceremony was held at the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi.
Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) cadets assumed the guards’ duties. Commandant PMA Major-General Omer Ahmed Bokhari was the chief guest and inspected the contingent comprising male and female cadets. He offered Fatiha, laid a wreath of flowers and recorded his impressions in the visitor’s book.It is worth mentioning here that a public holiday has been declared today at all the government institutions and educational institutions and the national flag is hoisting atop all public and private buildings.The day dawned with Qur’an Khawani at the Quaid’s mausoleum. Special programmes are being held across the country to shed light on the Quaid’s struggle for creation of Pakistan and to highlight his guiding principles of unity, faith and discipline.Public and private organizations are holding functions to highlight different aspects of the life of Quaid-e-Azam.Read also: Nation celebrates 144th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam today