Czechoslovakia Embassy draws similarities between Alice Masarykova, Fatima Jinnah.

ISLAMABAD -- The Czechoslovakia Embassy in Pakistan has remembered Fatima Jinnah for faithfully lending support to her brother, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah as the Embassy did draw a parallel between Pakistan's Fatima Jinnah and Alice Masarykova of Czechoslovakia; a sister and a daughter to the two founding fathers respectively. An exhibition and book launch to introduce 50+50 CZ+PK women who shaped history, society, politics, culture and sports was held at NCA Islamabad Camp office NCA Zero Point Islamabad in collaboration between Czech Embassy and National College of Arts. The advertised book launch and exhibition of posters depicted 50+50 CZ and PK women. The organisers introduced some of them; starting with the youngest and fastest, born 1987 and 1988, respectively. The youngest and the fastest include Martina Sablikova (1987) and Naseem Hameed (1988). 'The Czech and Pakistani Heroines' include Fatima Jinnah, Fahmida Riaz, Asma Jahangir, Samina Baig and others from Pakistan. While Alice Masarykova, Bozena Laglerova, Sona Cervena, and others made it to the book from the Czechoslovakian nation.

These women earned fame and standing not only in their times and their countries but also remained a source of inspiration for the generations to come. The arts project introduced 50 women from each nation. Recognising the role of two most famous women from the two nations, the embassy took to twitter to say: 'A daughter and a sister to two founding fathers: first President of Czechoslovakia T.G. Masaryk and Quaid-e-Azam of Pakistan. Faithfully supporting the national leaders was only part of their remarkable...

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