Nawaz Sharif Big Announces On Edhi’s Death
KARACHI (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced to decorate Abdul Sattar Edhi with Nishan-e-Imtiaz posthumously and to lay him to rest with government protocol, reported Saturday.
In a statement issued, the premier has stated that if anyone deserves to wear national flag to his grave it is Edhi. The premier expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of legendary social worker and humanitarian who breathed his last in Karachi on Friday.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a state funeral and day of national mourning in honour of the man who owned just two sets of clothes, but whose work uplifting the nation’s destitute and orphans cemented his place in the hearts of the masses.
The Prime Minister also prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul. President Mamnoon Hussain among different politicians have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Abdul Sattar Edhi, reported Saturday. In his condolence message, the President said the late Abdul Sattar Edhi’s humanitarian services would always be remembered and the people following his footsteps in the field of social service should feel proud.
President Mamnoon Hussain prayed to Allah Almighty for salvation of the departed soul and grant his family patience and forbearance. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has stated that not the nation but the entire world would mourn the death of Edhi.