PIA celebrates 141st Iqbal Day with his grandson

06:27 PM | 9 Nov, 2018
PIA celebrates 141st Iqbal Day with his grandson
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LAHORE - Pakistan International Airline (PIA) marked the Iqbal Day – the 141st birth anniversary of the national poet –in the Punjab capital on Friday.

The national flag carrier used Twitter to share the images of the event held at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport to honor Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s services to the Muslims living in the subcontinent.

His grandson, Waleed Iqbal was among the dignitaries who cut a cake to celebrate the poet’s birth anniversary.

"PIA pays homage to the Poet of the Nation - Allama Iqbal. A celebration was held at the Lahore Airport along a cake cutting ceremony by his grandson Waleed Iqbal & famous actress Samina Peerzada. Flowers were presented to the chief guests by Station Manager Lahore - Tariq Majeed," reads the tweet.

Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on November 9th 1877 and had played a crucial role in the success of Pakistan Movement. He died on April 21, 1938.