President pays homage to Edhi on philanthropist’s death anniversary
ISLAMABAD: (Web Desk) President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday paid homage to Abdul Sattar Edhi for remarkable humanitarian work on his death anniversary.

The Pakistani philanthropist founded the Edhi Foundation which runs the ambulance network, along with homeless shelters, animal shelters, rehabilitation centres, and orphanages across Pakistan.

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Born in 1928, Edhi died on July 8, 2016 at the age of 88.

The president lauded Edhi’s exemplary services to Pakistan and humanity and remembered him as the top humanitarian personality in Pakistan’s history.

Edhi rendered invaluable services in the social sector, regardless of race, faith and social status, the president said. He added that Abdul Sattar Edhi laid the foundation of hospitals, orphanages, shelter houses and rehabilitation centers in the country.

He also prayed for peace to the departed soul of Edhi and elevation of his status in paradise.