ISLAMABAD: On the request of Radio Pakistan‚ All India Radio has provided speeches of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to Pakistan.
Director General All India Radio Leela Mandoi told Radio Pakistan’s current affairs channel that the speeches of the Quaid-e-Azam are being provided on the request of Government of Pakistan which was forwarded by Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi to AIR.
He said his organization will cooperate with Radio Pakistan and provide any other material which it requests.
All India Radio has provided two speeches of Quaid. One delivered at All India Radio in New Delhi on 3rd of June‚ 1947 giving his reaction on plan to hold a referendum in the NWFP about its joining with Pakistan or India.
The second speech which Quaid-e-Azam delivered to the Ist constituent assembly of Pakistan on 11th of August‚ 1947.
The Quaid thanked the British Raj for its decision to transfer power to the new state of Pakistan.
These speeches will become part of the archives of Radio Pakistan.