KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued commemoration coin in recognition of the services rendered by legend Abdul Sattar Edhi(late)
SBP has issued 50,000 coins that are engraved with Edhi’s side portrait and inscribed with "era of humanity Abdul Sattar Edhi" on top while his birth and death dates are inscribed on the bottom. Each coin would be available for Rs 50 from the commercial banks .
Abdul Sattar Edhi had created his name word wide in the field of service to the humanity without taking mentionable assistance from the government or any other quarter. He managed Pakistan’s largest welfare organization almost single-handedly with the assistance of the donations from philanthropists .
The humanitarian passed away at the age of 88 in Karachi on July 9, 2016.