Pakistan News & Features
Glowing tributes were paid to
first Prime Minister Quaid-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan at a seminar held under
the auspices of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology on the
occasion of his 117th Birth Anniversary on October 3.
The speakers on the occasion shed light on the life of the great Liaquat Ali Khan and recounted his achievements during Pakistan Movement and after the creation of
Addressing the seminar as chief guest, Engr Adil Usman, Vice-President, Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association (AMUOBA), observed that today we are living in an independent state with complete respect and dignity and which came into being as a result of historic struggle waged by leaders like Nawab Liaquat Ali Khan under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah.
“He fully supported the Quaid in his long and arduous journey which finally stood rewarded on August 14, 1947 when Pakstan appeared on the world map as a homeland for the Muslims of South Asia.
In his speech, Saeed Ahmed Siddiqi, a senior Aligarian now in his 90s, described Liaquat Ali Khan as a courageous leader and said that despite immense odds he refused to devalue
Pakistan’s currency and
presented three surplus budgets in a row.
Another speaker, Mehfooz-un-Nabi Khan, reckoned that the youth can bring about a revolutionary change in the society with commitment to the principles laid down by Liaquat Ali Khan and the ideology he pursued.
Other speakers on the occasion included Umar Khan, Sana Haider and Nazeer Channa while renowned poet Khumar Farooqui presented poetic homage to the legendary leader.