A Street in America Co-Named After Quaid-e-Azam


On a yearly basis, Quaid-e-Azam’s day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and excitement throughout Pakistan. Surprisingly, Pakistan is not the only country where people celebrate the birthday of the founder of Pakistan.

In fact, wherever Pakistanis go and reside, 25th December is celebrated.

This year the Pakistani community living in the United States has attained a remarkable stone. In the resolution that was passed in the City Council with the majority of votes, the junction of Foster Avenue and Coney Island, Brooklyn—New York has been co-named after the great Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

According to the shared details, the resolution had been filed by 2 Pakistanis. The resolution is an effort by the Pakistani American Youth Organization (PAYO) for upholding the cultural transition of the locality in Coney Island, Brooklyn—New York.

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In a press conference that was held in NYC, Wakeel Ahmed—the president of PAYO showed delight on the passing of the resolution on the birthday of the great leader. A cake-cutting ceremony was also organized for marking the birth anniversary of the founder of Pakistan.

He referred to the co-naming of the street as a gift to the father of the nation on his birthday. Furthermore, an inauguration ceremony of the co-named junction would also be held next month.

The occasion attendees were the many members of PAYO including Adeel Rana, Zegum Abbas, Jawad Shabbir and Humayun Aziz.

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