UN chief pays tributes to Edhi as a ‘living example’ of compassion


UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon Saturday expressed his “profound condolences” on the passing away of Abdul Sattar Edhi, saying he was “a living example of social justice, compassion and solidarity in action.”

“Through his humility and humanity, he changed countless people’s lives for good,” he said in a statement issued through his Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq.

“I join with his immediate family and his larger family of Pakistan in mourning the loss of a legendary man of faith and an epic humanitarian,” the secretary general added.