In his biography of Quaid-i-Azam titled Jinnah of Pakistan, the historian, Stanley Wolpert, makes the following observation that succinctly describes the legacy of this great leader and his footprints on history. He writes, Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation-state. Muhammad Ali Jinnah did all three. IFTIKHAR SHAHEEN MIRZA, Islamabad