KAARACHI – Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Imran Ismail paid visit to Mazar-e-Quaid on the Independence Day.
Pakistanis are celebrating today (Saturday) the country’s 75th year of Independence with traditional zeal and fervour, with commemorative ceremonies held in cities across the country.
The celebrations began with change of guard ceremonies held at Mazaar-i-Quaid and Mazaar-i-Iqbal in Karachi and Lahore, respectively, and a 31-gun salute in the capital, followed by 21-gun salutes in all four provincial capitals
The main feature of the celebrations was the flag-hoisting ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.
President Dr Arif Alvi, who was the chief guest at the event, congratulated the nation on the completion of 74 years of Independence on the occasion.
In Karachi Chief Secretary Sindh, IG Police and others received Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on his arrival at the mausoleum.
Sindh Chief Minister welcomed the Governor Imran Ismail on his arrival at the shrine.
The arrival of Sindh Chief Minister and Governor was announced with a trumpet blast.
The Chief Minister of Sindh and the Governor went to the flag post with a well-armed contingent. They observed two minutes silence on flag post.
Chief Minister Sindh and Governor Sindh unfurled flags at the mausoleum.
Sindh Chief Minister laid a wreath at Mazar-e-Quaid and offered prayers.
Sindh Chief Minister and Governor recorded their impressions in the guest book.
Later talking to media Sindh Chief Minister said that the Government of Sindh and the PTI has good working relationship in Sindh. The Karachi Transformation Project is a 1.1 trillion joint venture of federal and provincial governments. He further said while for KCR, the Supreme Court said that the federal government will do it.