ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Saturday said that the present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan was striving to convert Pakistan into a modern welfare state as envisioned by the founding fathers Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
In a message, he paid rich tributes to the martyrs and Ghazis of the nation and offered hearty congratulations to the nation on this auspicious occasion.
The minister said that Pakistan is a sacred trust of the martyrs and Ghazis and its protection and development were obligatory.
He said that those who tried to betray this sacred trust were punished by Almighty Allah.
Today’s is the day of renewal of the pledge to move forward following the ideology of our forefathers.
Today, we have to remember the great sacrifices of our forefathers, who had strived to build a strong and prosperous state under the leadership of Quaid-e- Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
They had dreamt of a state where rules for rich and poor were not different, where social justice can be ensured and equal opportunities would be available for all, he said adding that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was working to achieve this goal. He said that bright future is awaiting Pakistan, and the new and proud Pakistan will emerge in the coming days and months.
By following the Quaid’s principles of the unity, faith and discipline, we have to devote ourselves to the construction of Pakistan, he said.