ISLAMABAD: The 140th birth Anniversary of Founder of Nation Quaid-e-Azam (Muhammad Ali Jinnah will be observed today here on Sunday with respect and dignity.

Special ceremonies will be held and political and social figures will pay rich tribute to Founder of Pakistan therein.

Change of Guard ceremony will also be held at the mausoleum of the Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi today as fresh batch of soldier will be taking responsibility of guard Duty.

Several special ceremonies, live television and Radio programmes will be broadcast while special ceremonies will be held across the country to celebrate the birth anniversary of Jinnah and honor his services. Various organizations will arrange seminars and ceremonies to pay homage to Quaid-i-Azam.

The national flag will be hoisted on principal government buildings throughout the country. The day will dawn with special prayers for the prosperity of the country.
People from various walks of life will  visit  the  mausoleum of the great Quaid in Karachi all day long to pay tributes and offer Fateha.

A grand ceremony will also be held at Liaquat Gymnasium at the Sports Complex in Islamabad.

A large number of school children are expected to participate in the event, being organized by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in collaboration with Capital Administration and Development Division (CAAD).
 
There would be a Grand scale display of Quaid’s portraits, Pakistan flag and Flowers of Pakistan by children through printed play cards. The Ministry and its attached departments have drawn elaborate week-long programmes to celebrate the birthday of the founder of Pakistan.