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Edhi one of the world's great humanitarians: US

Deeply saddened by the death of Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi last week, the US today said he was one of the world's great humanitarians who dedicated his life to serving others regardless of religion, class, nationality or ethnicity.



Washington: Deeply saddened by the death of Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi last week, the US today said he was one of the world's great humanitarians who dedicated his life to serving others regardless of religion, class, nationality or ethnicity.

"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi on the 8th of July. One of the world's great humanitarians, Edhi's compassion, dignity and humility serve as an example to us all," State Department Spokesman John Kirby said.
Edhi led a life dedicated to serving others regardless of religion, class, nationality or ethnicity, he said.

"We offer our deepest condolences to his wife and his children, the millions that he personally touched and of course to the people of Pakistan on this sad occasion," Kirby told reporters at his daily news conference.

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