Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said that it is the duty of all of Pakistanis to continue the mission of Abdul Sattar Edhi.
Addressing a ceremony at a local hotel on Sunday, which was organised by Human Rights Society of Pakistan (HRSP) to pay special tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi, he said that message of humanity could not be confined to one family.
He said that mission of Abdul Sattar Edhi should be continued and every one must play their role in this regard.
The governor lauded the donation of eyes by Abdul Sattar Edhi and said that the person to whom the eyes had been transplanted would see the world with the eyes of Abdul Sattar Edhi.
HRSP Chairman Senator S M Zafar said, “The Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) gave the message of humanity, and the late Abdul Sattar Edhi tried his best to serve humanity in the best possible way.”
On this occasion, Lifetime Human Right Award was given to late Abdul Sattar Edhi, which was received by his grandson Muhammad Saad.
Other speakers, including Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran, Amjad Salam Amjad, Dr Musarat, Alexander John Malik, and others also paid glowing tributes to Edhi and said that his services for human beings were unprecedented.
The speakers emphasised continuing the message of Edhi in letter and spirit, as serving humanity was a noble cause.