On the eve of 130th birth anniversary of Jinnah, the Founder of Pakistan and commonly known as Quaid-e-Azam, the cadets of Pakistan Military Academy mounted guard at the tomb of the father of the nation on 25 December 2006. But the highlights of the this special guard was that it also included 6 FEMALE CADETS INCLUDING ONE SIKH presently under training at the Military Academy. The president of Pakistan, who was also present on the occasion said that it was the effort of the government to provide equal rights to all, whether minorities or women as every Pakistani was being provided equal rights in line with the principles of Quaid-e-Azam. He lauded the performance of a Sikh cadet saying that for the first time the contingent of Pakistan Military Academy has girls and a Sikh cadet. He also added that he would like to get more of them in future and that he took the opportunity to say how alert and vigilant they all were looking.