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Quaid’s 135th birth anniversary observed

The 135th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was celebrated on Sunday with national spirit and enthusiasm across the country. Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, on the occasion, said that parliament was a supreme institution, as envisioned by the Quaid and it was a representative body of the people. Talking to journalists after visiting the Quaid’s mausoleum, the PM said that the parliamentary form of government was the best way for accountability. He said that the Quaid did not want a presidential form of government and desired a parliamentary system. Federal Information Minister Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan also paid rich tribute to the founder of Pakistan. Addressing a seminar organised by the Al-Noor Welfare Trust, Federal Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Maula Bakhsh Chandio said that democracy could be protected by adopting the teachings of Quaid-e-Azam. Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Pir Syed Karam Ali Shah said that the present era was not less than its delicacies of the Pakistan Movement. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter also arranged a rally on GT Road to pay homage to the charismatic leader. People across Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) also celebrated the Quaid’s birth anniversary. The Quaid’s birth anniversary was also celebrated with traditional zeal, enthusiasm and fervour, amid tight security in Sialkot.

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