PR No.290 Islamabad: January 31, 2017.
Before the state banquet, President Mamnoon Hussain showed personal possessions of the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah including a personal diary having record of domestic expenditures of the Founder of the Nation and other personal items to President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas who evinced keen interest in them. President Mamnoon Hussain briefed the visiting dignitary about the personal belongings of Quaid-i-Azam. President of Palestine also viewed a memorable portrayal of Quaid-i-Azam with Grand Mufti Syed Amin-ul-Hussaini and extracts of Allama Iqbal’s poetry on Palestine. President Mahmoud Abbas and his delegation also evinced keen interest in a model of Al Quds Al Sharif which was presented by Yasir Arafat during his visit to Pakistan.
Appreciating the collection of personal belongings of Quaid-i-Azam, President Mahmoud Abbas said that Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal were great leaders in history.