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Quaid-e-Azam great proponent of democracy, constitutionalism: PM
ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (APP): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has
urged the nation to imbibe the message of unity, faith and
discipline of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah to confront the
In a message on the death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad
Ali Jinnah, the Prime Minister said the day also calls for creating
unity for an enlightened, prosperous, moderate, welfare Islamic
State in line with the Founding Father's vision.
The Prime Minister said there was a need to educate the young
generation about the teachings of Quaid-e-Azam and said the
educational institutions and media need to have a greater role in
He said there was an immense need to recall the teachings and
principles Quaid-e-Azam espoused during the eventful struggle for
creation of a new state for the Muslims of South Asia.
He called for adhering to the guiding principles of the Quaid,
given a plethora of challenges the country was confronted with, at
both domestic and external fronts.
Paying tribute to the visionary leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Prime Minister said the Quaid was a great proponent of democracy, rule of law, and constitutionalism and regarded them as the foundation on which the edifice of a new country was to stand erected.
He said the Quaid proved his adherence to law and
constitution, both in letter and spirit, during the freedom struggle
and created a new State on the basis of ballot and not bullet.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan came into being through a
democratic struggle and its future also lay in the continuation of
He said extremist, terrorist and militant forces, which sought
to undermine the national fabric by trying to attack the State and
its institutions, violated the Quaid's vision of Pakistan.
He reiterated government's firm resolve to leave no stone unturned to
defeat and eliminate these anti-Pakistan forces.
The Prime Minister said the people were the protector of
Quaid-e-Azam's legacy and Pakistan's ideology was potent enough to
defeat the challenges to national unity and integrity.
The Prime Minister also paid homage to martyrs who laid down
their lives during the freedom struggle and the fight against