PESHAWAR, July 10 (APP): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engr.Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that Abdul Sattar Edhi was a great philanthropist and benefactor of miserable humanity and social and community leader.
He said Abdul Sattar Edhi was the most deserving person for the award of Nobel Prize as he served the miserable humanity without any discrimination.
He said this while addressing the special prayer ceremony for the eternal peace of the departed soul of Abdul Sattar Edhi held at Governor House, Peshawar on Sunday. Prayers and Quran Khawani were also offered in this connection.
Governor stated that Abdul Sattar Edhi was not just a human being but an epitome of love for mankind and humanism, which will always live in our hearts adding that he could never be replaced.
Meanwhile, the Governor Iqbal Jhagra visited Edhi Centre at Qisa Khawani Bazar in Peshawar and met with the staff members and in charge of Edhi Centre. The Governor has also expressed his deep condolence on the sad demise of great community and social leader Abdul Sattar Edhi.
While showing sympathies with the workers of Edhi Foundation, the Governor has also prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family and his team to bear the irreparable loss with patience.
He expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow on the sad demise. On the occasion, The Governor has also paid rich tributes to the services which the deceased had rendered for humanity and said that there was no example of it in the world and vowed that his mission will be continued.
He announced Rs. 1 million for the up gradation of Edhi Centre at Qisakhawani, Peshawar. He said that Abdul Sattar Edhi rendered service
for humanity without discrimination only for the sake of miserable humanity adding that the gap would never be filled which he had left.
He said Abdul Sattar Edhi was a national hero and resolved his life to serve the miserable humanity and to aiding the poor throughout his life, which is matchless.