Awardee Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

The Board of Trustees, Ramon Magsaysay Laureates and Officers and staff of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation express deep sadness for the passing away of Abdul Sattar Edhi last Friday, 8 July 2016.
Abdul Sattar Edhi is a prominent Pakistani philanthropist and humanitarian. Together with Bilquis Eddlo Edhi, they received the Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service in 1986 for their efforts in “giving substance in an Islamic society to the ancient humane commandment that thou art thy brother's keeper.”
Our deep sympathies to the bereaved family and relatives of Abdul Sattar Edhi.