Abdul Sattar Edhi
Whenever someone talking about real life super heroes then the only name comes in to the mind is Late Abdul Sattar Edhi. He was born in February 28, 1928 and died on July 8, 2016. Today is the 5th death anniversary of internationally acknowledged legendry philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi also known as “Angel of Mercy”.
Edhi was the founder of Edhi Foundation, largest ambulance service in the world, initiated in 1958 with taintless services.
Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize and other regional awards including:
- Ramon Magsaysay Award for public service (1968)
- Lenin Peace Prize (1988)
- Nishan-e-Imtiaz from Government of Pakistan (1989)
- Sheild of Honor by Pakistan Army
- The Social Worker of Sub-Continent by Govt. of Sindh (1989)
Speaks up the dedication for humanitarian work. He was the beacon of hope and created a charitable organization out of nothing for helping poor and needy. He helped all those people who are in need, ignoring their caste, creed or religion.
An artist from London, drew Edhi portrait on the ground to accolade Abdul Sattar Edhi for his philanthropic work for humanity
Pakistanis have also pay tribute to the Angel of Mercy for serving his entire life to serve nation. Lets have a look on what people say!!!
In an interview Edhi said, ”he only drive ambulance in his entire life”, One of my favorite quote of Edhi “When you stop living for luxuries, you understand the real meaning of life” depicts his entire life being the richest poor man.
Edhi’s legacy lives on …