KARACHI: The 69th death anniversary of Pakistan’s founder, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is being observed today (Monday) with due solemnity.
People from various walks of life would visit Mazar-e-Quaid to pay tributes and offer Fateha.
The representatives of the three services would lay wreaths at the Mazar on behalf of their respective chiefs. They would also offer Fateha.
Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Deputy Mayor Dr Arshad Vohra would lay a floral wreath at the mausoleum on behalf of the citizens of Karachi and offer Fateha.
Various organisations and academic and other bodies would organise seminars and ceremonies to pay tributes to Quaid-e-Azam on the occasion.
Radio and television channels would air special programmes to shed light on the life and achievements of the Father of the Nation.
Quaid-e-Azam passed away on this day in 1948 shortly after achieving independence for the nation.