Punjab Arts Council in collaboration with Citizens Law Forum organized a seminar on Quiad-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Presided over by Advocate M. Kokab Iqbal the speakers of seminar included Director Arts Council Waqar Ahmed, Prof. Maqsood Jafari, Dr. Hussain Islahi, Ehsan Kabaria, Muhammad Usman and Ali Asghar Samar.
In the presidential address, Kokab Iqbal Advocate said that Quaid-i-Azam (may Allah have mercy on him) created Pakistan for the human rights of the Muslims of India and empowered the Supreme Court of Pakistan to enforce human rights under Article 184 of the Constitution of Pakistan according to which, in September 2015, the Supreme Court gave a historic decision.
She said that the entire system of Pakistan should be run in Urdu, the national language of Pakistan, as the Quaid-e-Azam had said, and under Article 251 of the Constitution of Pakistan, Urdu should be used in 25 years. It was guaranteed to be made the official language.
Director of Arts Council Waqar Ahmed said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, under the philosophy of Allama Iqbal’s self-reliance, the Muslims of India were spared the blessing of freedom in a very short period of time. Today we need to follow the guiding principles of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Jinnah so that the country of Pakistan can progress rapidly, he added. Dozens of people from the twin cities participated in the seminar.