Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Abdul Sattar Edhi Gets Nobel Prize Nomination

The Social Activist of Pakistan Abdul Sattar Edhi got nominated for Nobel Prize. While talking to media he said:
“It will be a great pleasure for me to get the Nobel Prize.”

On September 22, 2010 he was awarded honorary degree of Doctorate by University of Bedfordshire.
He is head of the Edhi Foundation, the world largest ambulance help service and charity. Together with his wife, Bilquis Edhi, he received 1986 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. He is also the recipient of the Lenin Peace Prize and the Balzan Prize.
Edhi was born in 1928 in Bantva in the Gujarat, British India. His family migrated to Karachi, Pakistan in 1947 and in 1951 he purchased a small shop where he opened a small dispensary with the help of a doctor who taught him basic medical care.

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