Business community pays rich tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi

Islamabad, July 12, 2016 (PPI-OT):Business community paid glowing tributes to iconic social worker and greatest philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi at a condolence reference organized by Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in collaboration with Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).

Abdul Rauf President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Atif Ikram Sheikh President, Sheikh Pervez Ahmed Senior Vice President, Sheikh Abdul Waheed Vice President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Khalid Javed Chairman Founder Group, large number of businessmen and people from different walks of life attended the event. They expressed deep sense of grief over the sad demise of Abdul Sattar Edhi, offered condolences to the members of bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul.

Speaking at the occasion, Abdul Rauf, President, FPCCI said that Edhi will always be remembered in the history of Pakistan as one of the greatest persons who devoted his life for serving the cause of humanity. He said that Edhi was a standard bearer of humanity and we all should contribute to take forward his mission to serve the community.

Atif Ikram Sheikh, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Edhi was a great asset for the country as he dedicated his whole life to serve the humanity, especially the deprived, dispossessed and poor strata of society. He said the greatest tribute that could be paid to Pakistan’s most famous son and great philanthropist was to ensure that Edhi’s humanitarian network should continue its tremendous work.

Atif Ikam Sheikh also called upon the business community and the nation to remember Edhi’s legacy and honor him by continuing his mission. He said Edhi’s humble, selfless ways and tireless efforts should inspire all of us and we should learn from him that it was our duty to help those who are most in need.

Khalid Javed Chairman Founder Group, Zafar Bakhtawari Vice President FPCCI, Ch. Yasin, Secretary General, CDA Union and others also address the condolence reference and paid rich tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi.

For more information, contact:
Khalid Chaudhry
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526, 2253145, 8432676
Fax: +9251 225 2950
Email: icci@brain.net.pk
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