Jeddah: “Abdul Sattar Edhi did a remarkable job for humanity and he is a source of capital and pride for us”, Consul General of Pakistan Khalid Majid said.
The program was held on Monday at Jeddah under the auspices of Memon Association Saudi Arabia – Memon Welfare Society Jeddah to pay homage to the late Abdul Sattar Edhi, a prominent Pakistani social leader.
The Consul General further added that Abdul Sattar Edhi was an ideal man. He had the status of all human beings and our national hero. He will always be remembered for his good deeds and for humanity. And their names will be written in golden letters in history. He hoped that more Edhis would be born in Pakistan soon.
He also praised the performance of Pakistan Consulate Jeddah and the welfare sector in resolving the problems of Pakistanis residing in the country and assured the Memon community of his support and cooperation.
The event was also attended by Deputy Consul General Shaiq Ahmed Bhutto, Community Welfare Consul Majid Memon, and esteemed members of the Memon community from various walks of life.
The ceremony started with the recitation of Holy Quran and Naat was presented by Siraj Adam Ji and Ahmad Irfan.
Irfan Ahmed Kolswala, President, Memon Welfare Society (MWS) welcomed the guests. He expressed his views on the world-famous social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi.
Tayyab Musani General Secretary MWS while paying homage to Andal Sattar Edhi said that we all especially the Memon community are happy that such a great and world-famous person Abdul Sattar Edhi has made Pakistan proud and it belongs to the Memon community.
Leading figure of the Pakistani community and former broadcaster of Radio Pakistan Karachi Ashfaq Ahmad Badawi also highlighted the third anniversary of the late Abdul Sattar Edhi, a well-known philanthropist of Pakistan.
Abdul Qadir Africawala performed the duties of the directorate. Shoaib Sikandar, Finance Secretary, MWS, thanked all the guests and also thanked the members of MWS for their efforts and hard work in making the program a success.
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