Karachi Editors Club (KEC) celebrated 144th Birthday of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (RA) in a befitting manner, here Wednesday. During the visit to Mazar-i-Quaid, various KEC members were wearing Jinnah Caps & Sherwanis. They paid homage to the Quaid with flower rings. In the evening, the KEC organized a Seminar titled “Salute to a Great Leader” at Beach Luxury Hotel Karachi to highlight Quaid’s vision, particularly to the young generation.
On this occasion, KEC introduced “Quaid-i-Azam Excellence Awards” first time in the history of Pakistan. This year KEC awarded 12 Awards to different personalities and organizations to promote Quaid’s vision in addition to 20 mementos to acknowledge the services of individuals and media organizations for their cooperation in organising this event.
Mubasher Mir President KEC, Khawaja Razi Haider, Imran Samad President Sindh Bank, Mukhatr Aqil Senior Vice President KEC, Mian Abdul Majeed, Brig (Retd) Tariq Khalil, Dr Aliya Imam, Anwar Aqeel Jafri, Prof Syed Ali Abbas Abisi, Prof Saima Zaidi and Ustad Mazhar Umrao Bundu Khan addressed the seminar.
Cake-cutting ceremony was also performed by Indonesian Envoy Herian Yuliansyah along with Imran Samad President Sindh Bank, Senator, Abdul Haseeb Khan, Imran Rana Head of Corporate Communications PSO, Syed Ibne Hassan Head of Communication NBP and various other dignitaries on this occasion.
Manzar Naqvi Secretary General KEC, in his interviews on the occasion with various electronic media, said that KEC was formed three years before and started celebrations to pay homage to the Great Quaid and to spread vision of the Quaid to our young generation. He said the KEC will continue improved its activities in a more & more befitting manner on every following year, In Sha Allah. He thanked Pakistan State Oil (PSO), National Bank of Pakistan(NBP) and Engro Corporation Limited sponsored the event this year.
Khawaja Razi Haider, Sultana Siddiqui, Hum News, National Bank of Pakistan, Abdul Majeed, Dr. Aliya Imam, Anwar Shaoor, Renowned Poet, Senator Abdul Haseeb Khan, Yawar Mehdi, Engro Corporation, Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Imran Samad, President Sindh Bank Limited were awarded “Quaid-i-Azam Excellence Awards” for promoting Quaid’s vision on this occasion while Brigadier (Retd) Tariq Khalil, Ustad Mazhar Umrao Bundu Khan, Prof Syed Ali Abbas Abidi, Prof Saima Zaidi, Anwar Aqeel Jafri, MD Pirana Advertising, Iqbal Sehwani, Home TV, Faiz Brohi, Awaz TV, Ghulam Nabi Morai, Mehran TV, Shaikh, Dharti TV, Sattar Habib, TNN Asia, Muhammad Tariq Ghouri, Reporter Dunya TV, Kamran Chouhan, Special Correspondent Abb Takk News, Yasir Saleem, Reporter News One TV, Kishman Sharif, Arena Multimedia, Adnan Malik, MD K-21 Network and Sayidah Fizzah Shakil, were presented Mementos to acknowledged their contribution in organising this prestigious ceremony.
Imran Samad President Sindh Bank, Dr Aliya Imam, Syed Ibne Hassan, Indonesian envoy at Karachi Herian Yuliansyah and other dignitaries cutting 144th Birthday cake of Quaid-i-Azam at a function arranged by Karachi Editors Club, at a local hotel, Wednesday.