Tribal elders attending a condolence reference for Abdul Sattar Edhi in Parachinar. – Photo by Ali Afzal

PARACHINAR, 16 July: The Children Park in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency has been named after eminent social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi who died in Karachi on 8 July.

A condolence reference for Abdul Sattar Edhi was held in Parachinar on Friday which was attended by Member National Assembly Sajid Turi and tribal elders. Participants of the condolence reference paid tribute to Edhi for his services for humanity and vowed to continue his mission. They suggested naming the Children Park after Abdul Sattar Edhi which was approved by Assistant Political Agent Shahid Ali Khan.

The assistant political agent said a ceremony for renaming of the park will be held within few days.

Sajid Turi said on the occasion that every person is Pakistan is well aware of the services of Edhi for humanity.

“Edhi was a great benefactor of humanity who dedicated whole of his life for public service. I hope that the people who continuously donated for Edhi Foundation will continue his mission,” Mr Turi told TNN.