Saturday, January 28, 2023

Bilquis Edhi’s funeral prayers offered in Karachi

Bilquis Bano Edhi, the wife of philanthropist and humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, who passed away a day earlier, was laid to rest at the New Memon Masjid Kharadar after the Zuhr prayers on Saturday. Bilquis Bano Edhi was married to Abdul Sattar Edhi, a well-known humanitarian and philanthropist who died a day earlier.

When speaking to journalists previously, Faisal Edhi expressed his mother’s desire to be placed to rest at the Mewa Shah graveyard, which he stated would be carried out.

Faisal expressed his sorrow over the tragic death of his mother, saying that he had been left alone. He also claimed that her mother had given him strength after his father died, which he found comforting.

He paid tribute to Bilquis Edhi and stated that she had been in charge of all of the operations of the Edhi Foundation.

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Bilquis Bano Edhi, who died the day before, was 74 years old and had been admitted to the hospital for a short period of time. She was hospitalized in a hospital in Karachi for three days after her blood pressure fell abruptly. She was transported to the hospital after her blood pressure dropped unexpectedly. As stated by a representative of the Edhi Foundation, Bilquis had been unwell for the previous month.

Attendees at the funeral of the benefactor included Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Haiz Naeemur Rehman, and other political leaders from around Pakistan.

Day of Mourning:

Meanwhile, the Sindh government has declared Wednesday to be a “day of mourning” in honor of her tragic death.

In a statement issued on Friday, Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab stated, “#SindhGovt has announced tomorrow as a day of mourning in order to pay its respects to the sacrifices made by Bilqees Edhi Sahiba in the field of social service.”

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