Who was Abdul Sattar Edhi? Wife Bilquis Edhi Death, Aged 88, Net worth and Biography, What About their Children?

Abdul Sattar Edhi was a great Pakistani humanitarian, philanthropist, and saint person who was the founder of the Edhi Foundation, which runs the world’s largest volunteer ambulance network, and provides homeless shelters, rehabilitation centers, and orphanages as well as animal shelters all over Pakistan.

At the time of his death in 2016, his Edhi was registered as a parent or protector of close to 20,000 adopted children. He is honored and considered amongst Pakistanis as the “Angel of Mercy” In 2013, The Huffington Post also reported he could be the world’s greatest living humanitarian ever.

Abdul Sattar Edhi’s Wife Bilquis Edhi Death, Her Obituary

Abdul Sattar Edhi wife, Bilquis Edhi lost her life at age of 74 after a prolonged battle with an illness. Edhi has been ill for a month.

As per the spokesperson of the Edhi Foundation, she had to be transferred to a private hospital three days after the pressure suddenly dropped drastically.

The spoke person also reported that she had congestive heart failure and had even undergone a heart bypass twice.  First Lady Tehmina Durrani even visited her during Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s first visit to the port city on Wednesday. 

Previously, Pakistan’s philanthropist and humanitarian great, Bilquis Edhi was declared the “Person of the Decade”, as well as human rights rapporteur of the UN Prof Yanghee Lee and the US’s Stephen Soldz.

Thousands of her well-wishers and well-known personality and written many heart-warm messages on their Twitter accounts.

Similarly, Bliquis Edhi’s husband, Abdul Sattar Edhi died almost six years ago. He passed away on 8 July 2016 at the ripe old age of 88. Sattar passed away as a result of full kidney failure after being placed on the ventilator. He was laid to rest at the Edhi Village in Karachi.

Abdul Sattar Age, Family, and Early Life

Abdul Sattar was born on 28 February 1928 in Bantva, Bantva Manavadar, British India into a strict Mermon family. 

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His parents, as well as sibling brother and sister names and their respective background, remain unknown at the moment.

Abdul Sattar Career, What was his profession?

Abdul was the great Pakistani humanitarian, philanthropist, and saint who went to founded the Edhi Foundation, which is best known for being the world’s largest volunteer ambulance network, with several homeless shelters, animal shelters, and orphanages homes across Pakistan.

After his death, his son Faisal Edhi served as the head of the Edhi Foundation. Sattar expanded his charity with aid of his beloved Bilquis Edhi.

Which school did he go to?

Abdul Sattar’s academic details and educational qualifications remain unknown as of now.

Was Abdul Sattar Married? Who was his wife?

Abdul Sattar was married to his loyal and dutiful wife, Bilquis Edhi who was a nurse and worked at an Edhi Trust dispensary. They also share four children, two sons and the same no of daughters.

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Bilquis is well recognized for running a free maternity home in Karachi and has even organized the adoption of babies who have been left in the open and those babies who were at the risk of being killed as the potential consequence of being born out of marriage tie or from r*pe.

Interesting facts about Abdul Sattar you should be knows

Relationship StatusMarried
WifeBilquis Edhi ​(m. 1965)