ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The 55th death anniversary of Madr-e-Millat Fatima Jinnah is being observed on Saturday with due reverence.
Born on July 30, 1893 and died on July 9, 1967, Fatima Jinnah was the youngest sister of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Fatima Jinnah is referred to as the Madr-e-Millat or Mother of the Nation for her dynamic role in the Pakistan Freedom Movement. She played an important role in the Pakistan Movement, supporting the two-nation theory and strongly opposing the British Raj.
After the independence of Pakistan, she co-founded the Pakistan Women’s Association which played an integral role in the settlement of the women migrants in the newly formed Country.
The nation will observe the 55th death anniversary of Madar-e-Millat, Mohatarma Fatima Jinnah Saheba today, who passed away on this day, July 9th, 1967
Mohtarama Fatima Jinnah will be remembered in history as a pillar of strength & forebearance till time immemorial. pic.twitter.com/fSemMAy4NU
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In his message, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif paid glowing tribute to Madr-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah on her 55th death anniversary.
The prime minister said that the entire nation salutes Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah for her remarkable services in independence movement for Pakistan along with her brother Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and later on for rehabilitation of the Country.
The prime minister said that during the last 19 years of Quaid-e-Azam’s life, Fatima Jinnah remained with him.
Shahbaz Sharif said that Madr-e-Millat after the death of his great brother took forward the mission of Quaid-e-Azam. He prayed that Allah Almighty elevate the ranks of Madr-e-Millat.