Rare Treasury Document From 1948 Allegedly Shows Quaid-e-Azam’s Salary As Governor-General of Pakistan

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The minute someone mentions Quaid-e-Azam, Pakistanis are overwhelmed with emotions and love and admiration.  He was the most influential and determined man, who found Pakistan. Not only did he fought for the establishment of Pakistan but he made sure that Pakistan is a free estate.

Not only did Quaid e Azam fought for the betterment of Muslims and to get them the freedom that they deserved from the subcontinent. From taking care of refugee rehabilitation, to princely states to other such crisis that occurred, our Quaid, truly worked arduously day and night to make our forefathers make Pakistan a free estate that it is today.

Salary of the governor-general of Pakistan

Although, the fact that his hard work and dedication deserve millions and billions. His salary was only Rs. 1! That’s right, Rs.1. Not even a hundred rupees no! If you don’t believe us, check out this document, we found. It is the first salary that he received back in 1948.

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Image: Quaid e Azam First Salary as Governor General of Pakistan

A true wise leader

The first governor general of Pakistan worked very arduously to make sure that Pakistanis sleep at home with peace and a safe shelter. Therefore, he also made sure to guide and lead the people to do the same. By and by he said in his speeches:

“I insist you to strive. Work, work and only work for satisfaction with patience, humbleness and serve the nation”.

“Our duty to the State comes first; our duty to our province to our district, to our town and to our village and ourselves comes next”.

Wow as inspiring as it can get. We surely salute you for your hard work and thank you for the reward of a free country that you bestowed on us. His motivation and struggle also proves that true satisfaction and humbleness is the key to a more settled and peaceful life. His efforts were to prove to the nation that all the civil servants of office holders are in fact liable to the public.

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Source: thenation

It is indeed inspiring to learn, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the father of this nation put his heart and soul in the making and struggle to achieve Pakistan as a free nation.

“God has given us a grand opportunity to show our worth as architects of a new State; let it not be said that we did not prove equal to the task”.

Our promise to him

Above all, we can surely not only thank Quaid-e-Azam, for his hard work and relentless effort, rather, but we must also look up to him; and make sure that we are capable of fulfilling the dream. The dream was a vision of the great poet Allama Iqbal.

Hence, it is now the time to reawaken and work on the mission to stand and overcome the difficulties that we fight today and work, work and only work with patience, humbleness and discipline as one united nation as was

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