Pakistan post has issued a commemorative postage stamp in honor of Abdul Sattar Edhi, the most famous social activist who died on 8th of July 2016 due to kidney failure. The price of this stamp is Rs. 20.
According to the details, Pakistan Post held a ceremony in Karachi to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of Abdul Sattar Edhi. According to the officials of the Pakistan Post, 1% of the money that will be earned by selling this particular postage stamp will be given to the Edhi Foundation. The organization will also launch the tickets worth Rs. 50 and 100 very soon.
On this occasion, Bilquis Bano Edhi – the widow of Abdul Sattar Edhi started crying in memory of her late husband as the result of strong emotion.
She said Abdul Sattar Edhi used to visit Mazar-e-Quaid to offer Fateha. Faisal Edhi – the son of Abdul Sattar Edhi said that he will continue his mission of serving the humanity.
Earlier, it was reported that the State Bank of Pakistan will issue a commemorative coin in honor of Abdul Sattar Edhi.
Moreover, the Board of Directors of Airblue have recently passed a resolution to pay tribute to the iconic social worker. The Board has advised Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif in writing to name the new Islamabad airport as Edhi International Airport supported by legislative concurrence.
All these things are just a small gesture of thanking the most respectful and unmatched humanitarian for his remarkable efforts towards humanity. He dedicated all his life to helping the poor and the needy people.
Abdul Sattar Edhi received the military honor at his burial ceremony. He was given 19-gun salutation at the day of his burial. Many people know Abdul Sattar Edhi as the “Father Teresa” of Pakistan. He had received a number of national and international awards for his work.