Former President visits Quaid’s Mazar in Karachi

KARACHI: Former President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday visited the mazar of the Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Karachi on the eve of Quaid’s death anniversary and offered fateha.

Zardari was accompanied by Governor Sindh Ishratul Ibad Khan and Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah. Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the former President on the eve while recording his observations in the visitor’s book called upon the people to adhere to the principles and values for which Pakistan was created.

Following is the text of the observations recorded by the former President. “It has always been a great privilege to visit the mazar of the Quaid. On this occasion I call upon the people to adhere to the values and principles for which Pakistan was created.

“The recent completion of peaceful democratic transition for the first time in the country just on the eve of Quaid anniversary is the fulfilment of a dream and most reassuring.

“I am impressed with the upkeep of the mazar and wish to commend the management and staff for their devotion and dedication”, the former President said.

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