KARACHI (Dunya News) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif among other dignitaries including chiefs of Pakistan Navy and PAF participated in funeral prayers of late Abdul Sattar Edhi at National Stadium today, reported Saturday.
Inter-Service Public Relations Director General Asim Saleem Bajwa stated that late Edhi was given guard of honour and 19-gun-salute.
National Stadium was guarded by different law enforcement agencies led by army and Rangers.
As reported by the ISPR earlier, the Chief of Army Staff said that not the nation but the world would mourn death of the great human being.
President Mamnoon Hussain, Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif reached Sindh’s capital alongside Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal and offered funeral prayer at National Stadium.
ISPR Director General Asim Saleem Bajwa, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zakaullah and others made their presence sure at the funeral prayers.
Army Chief earlier on Friday had visited Keel and Bagh Sector and spent time with soldiers and exchanged Eid greetings.
The Army Chief praised the sacrifices made by officers protecting their motherland.
He appreciated their morale during his address to soldiers performing duties at the Line of Control.