Air Chief expresses heartfelt grief on sad demise of Abdul Sattar Edhi

Islamabad, July 11, 2016 (PPI-OT):Air Chief Marshal, Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force has expressed his heartfelt grief on the sad demise of the iconic social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi, who passed away last night in Karachi. The Air Chief paid rich tributes to the world acclaimed humanitarian and said that any chronicles on social work would remain incomplete without the mention of this legendary hero.

Remembering his contributions towards service of the underprivileged, the Air Chief said that Abdul Sattar Edhi was the pride of humanity, whose contributions and influence transcends borders and nationalities. The Air Chief further said that, Mr. Edhi was indeed a pioneer in the field of social service and the models of excellence set by him are replicated world over.

While heading one of the largest private social service in the world, Mr. Edhi lived a very humble life with negligible possession and wore his greatness lightly. While eulogizing the unforgettable contributions of Abdul Sattar Edhi, the Air Chief said that he was the proud face of our national character, who has left us a mission; to embrace the love of humanity and work for the well being of the destitute and downtrodden. May Allah shower his countless blessings on the departed soul and give solace to his family to bear this irreparable loss. Aameen!

For more information, contact:
Air Commodore Tariq Qamar Yazdanie TI (M)
Director Media Affairs
Pakistan Air Force
E-mail: pafdpr@paf.gov.pk
Tel: +92-51-9507751, +92-51-9261300
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