World’s media honours the true hero of Pakistan1,223 views
On Friday last night, Pakistan’s true humanitarian hero breathed his last. Abdul Sattar Edhi’s demise has been, unquestionably, a major sad event in the history of Pakistan.
Edhi was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013 but had been unable to get a transplant due to frail health and age. He was receiving treatment at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT).
Pakistan is mourning and will miss a man who was always there to help its people whenever they called him.
Amid tears, tributes pour in not only from Pakistan but also across the world. Some of the world’s media also honoured the Pakistani social welfare star.
The New York Times terms Edhi as Pakistan’s ‘Father Teresa’ who was famous as a saintly for many in Pakistan
The Guardian called him an ‘angel of mercy’ for his social welfare work that won both and global compliments and recognitions.
BBC also paid tribute to the Pakistani philanthropist who dedicated his entire life to the poor of his country.
The Indian Express remembers Edhi as Geeta’s caretaker, the Hindu woman who lived at an Edhi home for years.