LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday Abdul Sattar Edhi was real identity and asset of Pakistan, who laid down the foundation of service to humanity.
In his message on the first death anniversary of Edhi, he said he had always got inspirations from the life of Abdul Sattar Edhi, who had taught him how to support and help the poor man.
The chief minister said Edhi was the name of a particular emotion, feeling and way of thinking and these were based on the vision of service to humanity. He said that there was need to promote this emotion and way of thinking in politics, government, administration and in other walks of life.
“We often talk about change, but change does not come about with slogans. For the purpose, extraordinary efforts were needed and Edhi did this. Edhi was a real harbinger of change because he served the humanity irrespective of religion, caste or colour,” he said.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 9th, 2017.