AJK all set to celebrate Quaid's birthday today.


MIRPUR -- All is set to celebrate the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on with great enthusiasm, devotion and respect on Wednesday (today).

Comprehensive programmes have been chalked out by various social, political, governmental and non-governmental organisations and forums in various parts of AJK to pay rich tribute to the founder of nation.

It will be a state holiday throughout Azad Jammu Kashmir on Wednesday to mark the day with wide scale celebrations of the birthday of the great leader of the sub-continent.

The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for the integrity, solidarity and prosperity of Pakistan and AJK, freedom of all occupied Muslim homelands including occupied Jammu Kashmir from the Indian manacles.

National flags of Pakistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir would be hoisted and lights would be illuminated on private and public buildings in jubilation of the birth anniversary of the founder of the nation.

A grand ceremony to pay glorious tributes to father of the nation will be held at 11am at local hotel here on Wednesday under the auspices of Markazi Anjuman-e-Tajran (Ittehad Group), the City's renowned traders body with the coordination of various social and political organization to pay rich tributes to father of the nation for his life-long services for the accomplishment of the dream of the emergence of separate homeland of the Muslims of the sub-continent - Pakistan, the organization's President Ch Mahmood Ahmed told this correspondent here on Tuesday. 'A grand Quaid's birthday cake will be cut at the special ceremony to mark the birth anniversary', he added.

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