Published On: Thu, Dec 26th, 2013
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IIUI pays tribute to MA Jinnah, holds seminar on “Quaid’s vision”

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Islamabad: Progress and prosperity of the Pakistan depends on implementing the Quaid’s vision in the society; we need to empower youth to make the way forward to achieve the destination of sovereign respected nation.

A seminar paid profound tribute to the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah with the title of “Vision of Quaid” organized by the Iqbal International Institute of Research and Dialogue International Islamic University Islamabad and Muslim Research Institute. Federal Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan Affairs Ch. Barjees Tahir was chief guest, while President IIUI Prof Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al- Draiweesh presided over the seminar.

The Vice President IIUI and Executive Director IIIRD Dr. Mumtaz Ahmed and Chairman Muslim Research Institute Sultan Ahmed Ali including prominent scholars, politicians also attended the seminar. Ch. Barjees Tahir said today we feel Pakistanis are far behind that vision of Quaid. “Unless we put Pakistan on the true lines of Quaid’s teachings, the dream of successful nation will not come true” he said.

Federal Minister added, no nation can get progress with having corruption in its system, so we also in acute need to get rid from the menace of corruption form Pakistan. In his address President IIUI Dr. Al-Draiweesh called the thoughts of Quaid are in accordance with the teachings of Islam. He termed Muhammad Ali Jinnah as a leader of Muslim Ummah who fought for creation of a state which is truly based on Islam.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh said Muhammad Ali Jinnah also regarded and respected in Arab world as well in Pakistan. He further said Quaid was versatile personality, symbol of courage, honesty and confidence, will be alive through centuries. The guest speaker Akram Zaki paid tribute to Quaid saying that Muhammad Ali was a man of law, who always abided by the law and taught the lesson to obey the law.

“Quaid fought the battle of freedom of Muslims with power of arguments and law, he also wanted rule of law and justice in the society”, he added. Zaki went on a prosperity of the country is based on social justice as the Quaid-e-Azam dreamed an ideal Islamic society. On the occasion Sultan Ahmed Ali threw light on the teachings of Quaid-e-Azam and thanked to all the participants of the seminar.

He said the thoughts of Quaid-e-Azam are the sublime source to make the country an ideal state of the world. In the seminar Dr. Mumtaz, Ex. Secretary Election Commission of Pakistan Kanwar Dilshad, Asif Rizvi, Dr. Noor Fatima, Abdul Baqi and other renowned scholars also shared their views on the personality, life, work and struggle of freedom for Pakistan.