Edhi’s Soyem held

KARACHI, July 10 (APP): The ‘Soyem’ of eminent social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi was held here at New Memon Masjid on Sunday.

Quran Khawani was organized for ‘Isal-i-Sawab’ for the departed soul. ‘Fateha’ was also offered.

A large number of people from all walks of life attended the Soyem. Arrangements for women were made at the Mithadar residence of Abdul Sattar Edhi.

The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) had made strict security arrangements.

Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away in Karachi on Friday night at
the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) and was laid to rest at the Edhi Village on the Superhighway here on Saturday afternoon after a state funeral.

Meanwhile, people from all walks of life met Faisal Edhi, son of late Abdul Sattar Edhi, to offer condolences on the demise of his father.

Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, Farooq Sattar of Muttahida Qaumi Movement and Arif Alvi of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf also met Faisal Edhi and offered Fateha for the departed soul.

They paid rich tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi for his immense services for the cause of humanity.