KARACHI: Dina Wadia, daughter of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah visited on Friday the mausoleum of the Founder of Pakistan, laid a floral wreath and recorded her comments in the visitors’ book.
Dina Wadia arrived here from Lahore on March 26, afternoon and reached the mausoleum directly from the airport along with her son Nusli Wadia and two grandsons – Jahangir and Ness.
She remained at the Quaid’s mausoleum for sometime and observed a few minutes silence as a mark of reverence. She also visited the mausoleum of her aunt, Fatima Jinnah where the Quaid’s daughter, her son and grandsons recorded their comments in the visitors’ book.
Reporters and photographers were barred from entering the premises of the Quaid’s mausoleum to talk to Dina Wadia.
Police closed the main gate of the Mazar and everyone including journalists were denied entry as long as Dina remained there. Officials claimed that Dina Wadia had told the government that it was her private visit and she did not want any coverage even on official level.
Dina also visited the museum where the personal belongings of her father have been displayed.
She remained at the mausoleum for about 50 minutes and then left for the State Guest House amid tight security. Dina Wadia and her family has came to Pakistan on an invitation of Pakistan Cricket Board.
Source: Business Recorder