Islamabad, September 10, 2017 (PPI-OT): Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker National Assembly paid rich tribute to Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as saying, “Quaid-e-Azam always stood steadfast in the face of adversity, never compromised on principles nor allowed expediency to influence his judgment.” He also desired that every citizen should have equal opportunities of education, health, progress and justice. The Speaker expressed these views in his message to the nation on 69th Death Anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, (11th September, 2017). He said the guiding principles of Unity, Faith and Discipline are as relevant today as during any part of our history. The challenges Pakistan is facing today could only be confronted through united efforts.
The Speaker said that the Quaid’s achievement was a unique event in the history of nations as it was characterized by non-violence and strict adherence to principles. He said that best tribute which we can pay to the Father of the Nation is allegiance to principles which he espoused vigorously and the values which he promoted consistently in his career. His death anniversary calls for reappraisal of the situation and a solid commitment to complete Quaid’s mission of consolidating Pakistan and ensuring its stability.
Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker on this occasion has said that we should not forget his unmatched qualities of leadership, which included impeccable integrity, incorruptibility and a truly remarkable capacity for hard work. I am confident that on this day we would come up to the expectations of our great Quaid and pledge to extend all possible efforts to overcome the challenges confronting the nation and turn them into opportunity to make Pakistan a better and strong country, he said.
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