Monuments of Pakistan
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Mazar-e-Quaid or the National Mausoleumrefers to the tomb of the founder ofPakistan, Mohammad Ali Jinnah. It is an iconic symbol ofKarachi throughout the world. Themausoleum completed in the 1960s, is situated at the heart of the city. It is the final resting place and mausoleum ofMohammad Ali Jinnah, founder ofPakistanand is located inKarachi, Sindh, and Pakistan.The location is usually calm and tranquil which is significant considering that it is in the heart of one of the largest global megalopolises. The glowing tomb can be seen for miles at night. Khan Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan, and Jinnah's sister,Fatima Jinnah, are also buried besides Jinnah. Official and military ceremonies take place here on special occasions, especially on 23 March, 14 August, 11 September and 25 December. Dignitaries and officials from foreign countries also visit this place.