Islamabad, July 07, 2019 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has paid rich tributes to Abdul Sattar Edhi on his 3rd death anniversary being commemorated on 8th July and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest his soul in eternal peace. The Speaker paying rich tributes to Abdul Sattar Edhi said that he was a philanthropist, a revered humanitarian and a strong proponent of interfaith harmony.
He said that he was a real manifestation of love for socially vulnerable, helpless and poor. The Speaker said that Abdul Sattar Edhi sahib devoted his life for helping downtrodden and marginalized segments of the society. He said that he helped the humanity irrespective of cast, creed and religion. He said that his services in the country and abroad would always be remembered.
The Speaker Asad Qaiser said that helping the underprivileged is not our religious obligation but our social responsibility. He said that present government was cognisant of the plight of underprivileged segments of the society thus created a Division to bring all the social services under one umbrella and launched Ehsaas and other programs besides allocating substantial funds for the purpose. He called upon the affluent segments of the society to extend financial support to socially vulnerable and marginalised segments of the society.
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