KARACHI: Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister Fazalur Rehman has said that the father of the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had a dream to make Pakistan a welfare state and we all are working hard in that direction.
This he said while talking to media just after laying a floral wreath and offering Fateha at Mazar of Quaid-e-Azam on Tuesday.
He said that he has come to pay respect to the father of the nation. “It was his struggle and leadership that today we are an independent nation and we have to work hard to make Pakistan a true welfare state,” he added.
Earlier, the chief minister along with acting Sindh Governor Agha Siraj Durrani performed flag hoisting ceremony at the Mazar and received Pakistan Day felicitation from the diplomats of different countries and the people of civil society who attended the Pakistan Day programme at the Mazar.
During the flag hoisting ceremony, the National Anthem was played and all the guests and school children sung the anthem. The children clad in national dresses and school uniforms kept hoisting small flag during the ceremony.
The chief minister mixed up with school children and lauded their national spirit.
He also planted a tree in the garden of Mazar-e-Quid.