Pakistan News / Liaquat Ali Khan Death Anniversary > The 61st death anniversary of Pakistan’s first prime minister Khan Liaquat Ali Khan is being observed on today.
The members and office bearers of the Quaid-i-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan Memorial Committee will visit the mausoleum to lay floral wreaths and offer Fateha.
A meeting would be organised later to pay homage to Shaheed-i-Millat Khan Liaquat Ali Khan.
On 16 October 1951, Liaquat Ali Khan was assassinated during a public meeting of the Muslim City League at Company Bagh (Company Gardens), Rawalpindi.
Upon his death, he was given the honorific title of “Shaheed-e-Millat”, or “Martyr of the Nation”. He is buried at Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi
He was among the most trusted companions of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and after his death, he was buried at Mazar-rQuaid in Karachi.