Naval chief condoles demise of Sattar Edhi

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KARACHI, July 9 (APP): Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah has expressed deep sense of grief and sorrow over the sad demise of renowned social worker and legendary humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi.

He termed it an irreparable loss for the humanity. While
eulogizing his services, Naval Chief said that the services and philanthropic work of late Abdul Sattar Edhi would be remembered forever by the entire nation.

He was beacon of hope for the poor and destitute of the society who earned worldwide recognition for his humanitarian work.

Earlier during the day, Naval Chief canceled his planned
commitments and left for Karachi where he attended the funeral of Abdul Sattar Edhi.

The Naval chief prayed for the eternal peace of the departed
soul, and strength and patience to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

Edhi sahib’s body was brought from Meethadar to National Stadium under Pakistan Navy escort and after funeral, his body was carried for burial at Edhi Village Sohrab Goth from Stadium, also under Pakistan Navy escort.

A large number of Pakistan Navy senior officers and sailors also attended the funeral.