Tributes pour in from cricket fraternity over demise of Bilquis Edhi

Published: 10:22 PM, 15 Apr, 2022
Tributes pour in from cricket fraternity over demise of Bilquis Edhi
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The cricketing fraternity tweeted heartfelt condolences over the demise of noted philanthropist Bilquis Bano Edhi on Friday.

Former ace all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi expressed grief over the demise of Bilquis Edhi.

Taking to Twitter, Afridi penned: “Mother to so many orphans, a sister to many grieving hearts adding that she was the kindest face of humanity.

Afridi also said that “BilquisEdhi had always been shoulder to shoulder with Abdul Sattar Edhi in his philanthropic efforts & continued his mission even after him May Allah bless her with highest ranks in Jannah”.

Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan also offered his condolences and “We salute you Bilquis Edhi saheba”, adding that “Your services to humanity will forever be remembered.”

Shadab, who recently performed Umrah has said that “May Allah grant you the highest rank in heaven and may your family get sabr.”

All-rounder Shoab Malik also expressed his deep sorrow and grief on Bilquis Edhi’s demise.

Malik wrote: “An lost another gem today. #BilquisEdhi (1947-2022) (Allāh marhooma ke darjaat buland kare, Ameen)”.

Shaheen Shah Afridi also expressed his condolence over the death of Bilquis Edhi.

Shaheen wrote: “A monumental loss to Pakistan as we lose a beautiful soul. She tirelessly served the poor and needy and was one of a kind hope to many. May she rest in peace and Almighty grant her highest place in afterlife. Aameen.#BilquisEdhi”.

Kamran Akmal also expressed grief over the death of Bilquis Edhi and wrote: “Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi Raji'un "Truly, to Allah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return."One more humanitarian and philanthropist left us…Rest in peace #BilquisEdhi May Allah grant her highest place in Jannah Ameen”.

Pakistan captain Babar Azam also expressed his condolences over the death of Bilquis Edhi and wrote: “We have lost an amazing soul, a mother to thousands and a proper role model. May her unmatched legacy lives on and the hope to thousands remain as in her lifetime. Salute and respect.”

Opener Fakhar Zaman also expressed grief over the demise of ‘Mother of Pakistan’ and said “Heartbroken on the passing of angelic humanitarian #BilquisEdhi. She was an extraordinary human who dedicated her life to the great cause of helping others especially the shelter to orphans and widows.

May Almighty grant her highest place in Jannah.”

Shoaib Akhar who is widely dubbed as ‘Rawalpindi Express’ also expressed his sorrow and grief on the demise of Bilquis Edhi and wrote: “Mohtarma Bilquis Edhi Sahiba breathed her last today. A philanthropist par excellence. Her contributions along with Edhi sb will never be forgotten. May Allah bless her soul & give us more people like her”.

Wahab Riaz paid homage to Bilquis Edhi and said “Today we lost another gem of a soul who selflessly served for the underprivileged throughout her life. May Allah bless #BilquisEdhi jee with higher ranks in Jannah Ameen”.

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Omer Zahir

Omer Zahir is a content writer at 24News Digital.