International media pays glowing tributes to famed social figure Abdul Sattar Edhi

09 Jul, 2016 6:33 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – International print and electronic paid glowing tributes to the famed social figure Abdul Sattar Edhi, calling him a revered figure and the greatest Pakistani.

The New York Times, America’s leading newspaper, said Edhi’s name became synonymous with charitable causes and who achieved an almost saintly status in Pakistan.

The paper said Edhi worried that social progress had not matched the world’s material and technological advances.

Washington Post said that Abdul Sattar Edhi was a beacon of hope in a country too often mired in despair.

The Indian media said that he had the status of Messiah not only in Pakistan but also in South Asia.

Gulf News has declared Edhi Sahib the mastermind of welfare projects.

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