The pink link
The Mazar-i-Quaid was illuminated pink on Saturday as part of solidarity with breast cancer patients and survivors.Pink Ribbon Campaign, in collaboration with Government of Pakistan, National History and Literary Heritage Division and administration of Mazar-i-Quaid, illuminated one of the most sanctified places in the country — the Mazar-i-Quaid — in solidarity with the 40,000 women who die each year due to breast cancer. The initiative has been taken to draw attention to early detection of breast cancer and in camaraderie of patients and survivors of breast cancer in Pakistan. “The illumination is a part of Pink Ribbon’s annual breast cancer awareness drive. Pink Ribbon Campaign celebrates the month on October as ‘PINKtober’ to urge people to become a beacon of hope for women and families who have lost their loved ones.