Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah offeredFateha and laid floral wreath on the Mazar of Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on the occasion of Independence Day.
Talking to reporters afterwards, the CM said that the independence of the country was achieved through lot of sacrifices, therefore we have to protect and develop our country as one of the peaceful and best country of the world.
Shah said that Pakistan was not achieved simply with lip service, but it was the result of great struggle and sacrifices of our forefathers led by great leader Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
“Therefore, we have to protect this country from all the threats through serving it with our best abilities to develop it as one of the most beautiful countries in the world,” he said.
Paying rich tribute to the Father of Nation, the Chief Minister said that Quaid-e-Azam was a great leader, a man of principles and it was his vision that he carved out Pakistan, otherwise it was not possible.
Talking about COVID-19 situation, he said that the pandemic has badly affected the entire world, but Alhamdullillah, its impact in the country, particularly in Sindh, was not very severe as it has hit even in our neighbouringcountries.
To a question, Shah said that the Sindh government and the federal government were working together under the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) to combat the pandemic.
On the occasion, the governor said that Pakistan was currently facing various challenges and Afghanistan’s deteriorating situation would also have its impact on Pakistan, so it was high-time to stand united as a nation to cope with challenging times.
He emphasized upon keeping the differences aside and to make collective efforts for the progress and prosperity of the country.
Imran Ismail said, “On the auspicious day of Independence at Mausoleum of Quaid, we pledged that we will leave no stone unturned to protect our country and will not let any interior or exterior threats to affect the stability of our country.”