KARACHI  - Glowing tributes were paid to Shaheed-i-Millat Khan Liaquat Ali Khan at a seminar held under the auspices of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology on the occasion of his 117th birth anniversary.The speakers on the occasion shed light on the life of late Liaquat Al Khan and recounted his achievements during Pakistan Movement and after the creation of Pakistan, says an official of the institution here on Wednesday.Addressing the seminar as chief guest, Engr. Adil Usman, Vice-President Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys Association, said that today we are living in an independent state with complete respect and dignity and which came into being as a result of historic struggle waged by leaders like Nawab Liaquat Ali Khan under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammed Ali Jinnah.“He fully supported the Quaid in his long and arduous journey which finally stood rewarded on August 14, 1947,qi, a senior Aligarian now in his 90s, described Liaquat Ali Khan as a courageous leader and said that despite immense odds he refused to devalue Pakistan’s currency and presented three surplus budgets in a row. Another speaker Mehfooz-un-Nabi Khan said that youth can bring revolutionary change in the society with commitment to the principles laid down by Liaquat Ali Khan and the ideology he pursued.Other speakers on the occasion included Umar Khan, Sana Haider and Nazeer Channa while renowned poet Khumar Farooqui presented poetic homage to the great leader.