Rich tributes paid to Mother of the Nation

Staff Report

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday paid a tribute to Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah — the younger sister of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah — on her 54th death anniversary.
“Remembering Madr-e Millat Fatima Jinnah: A woman of strength & iron will, she was a source of strength for her brother Quaid-e-Azam, till he breathed his last,” the premier wrote.
“She valiantly fought for Jinnah’s vision of Pakistan even when she was old and at a time when dictatorship had taken over,” he added.
The nation also observed the 54th death anniversary of “Madr-e-Millat” Fatima Jinnah by paying rich tribute to her.
Fatima had rendered unforgettable political and humanitarian services for the country, and for works, she is referred to as the “Madar-e-Millat” or “Mother of the Nation”.
The Mother of the Nation had passed away on July 9, 1967, in Karachi soon after spearheading an election campaign in both the Eastern — now known as Bangladesh — and Western — current Pakistan — wings of the country.
Fatima was born on July 30, 1893, and had seven siblings.