US Ambassador Hale pays respects to family of Abdul Sattar Edhi

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KARACHI, July 25 (APP): American Ambassador David Hale paid his respects to the family of Abdul Sattar Edhi, praising the late humanitarian for his philanthropy and `compassion for humanity’.

While visiting his family, he said that Edhi had promoted human  rights through his tireless work assisting the needy, regardless of ethnicity or religion, and his philanthropic work reached many  communities across the globe including in America, says a US Consulate statement issued here on Monday.

`Edhi was an inspiration beyond Pakistan’. said Ambassador Hale adding that his legacy is his generosity, his humility, and his humanity.

His loss will be felt throughout the world and we join the people of Pakistan and the Edhi family in mourning the passing of this great man’, the US Ambassador to this further stated.