ISLAMABAD: The 66th death anniversary of founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah would be observed across the country on Thursday with reverence and honor.
Special prayers would be offered for eternal peace of great leader of sub-continent. Numerous special ceremonies have been planned across the country.
Political leaders, government functionaries and social personages including Governor and Chief Minister of Sindh will lay wreaths and offer Fateha at Quaid’s mausoleum.
Different sittings of Quranic recitation will be held countrywide including the one at the mausoleum of the Quaid in Karachi.
Ambassadors of many Muslim countries will join the Mehfil-i-Quran Khawani, to be held at the Faisal Mosque, to pay homage to Founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah on his death anniversary.
The Quran Khawani congregation which the Nazriya Pakistan Council, Islamabad, has been holding for the last 20 years will be participated by citizens of twin-cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Several public and private organizations and educational institutions have also scheduled functions to highlight different aspects of life of Quaid-e-Azam, who united the Muslims of Sub-continent for acquiring a separate homeland.
Quaid-e-Azam passed away on September 11, 1948 shortly after achieving independence for the nation.