Moments of silence observed globally for Ms Bilquis Edhi.

LAHORE -- Apex academia in over 90 countries observed 'Moments of Silence' for Ms Bilquis Edhi, as a mark of reverence during the burial services moments in Pakistan, says a news release issued by AOPDA here on Sunday. Apex academicians of the world mourn the irreparable loss of Pakistan's Bilquis Bano Edhi - the towering humanitarian, the icon of morality, the savior of lost cause, the righteousness personified, the mother of hundreds of thousands of orphans and unwanted children. The Asia and Oceania Post-Doctoral Academia ( AOPDA) had conceded a perseverance resolution to observe the moment of silence in the postdoctoral institutions of over 90 countries in lieu of the corresponding moments when burial services were being paid to the person of two decades, Ms. Bilquis Bano Edhi. The resolution was consented and duly ratified by postdoc academics under the patronage of Justice (R) Dr S. S. Paru, the Chancellor Emeritus of AOPDA from Indonesia. The appeal to observe silence was moved and drafted by AOPDA P.I. Prof. Dr. Aurangzeb Hafi of Pakistan, who was the co-recipient of Bi-decadal Merit Award with Ms Bilquis Edhi. She considered Prof Dr Aurangzeb Hafi as her third son. Ms Bilquis Edhi was a professional nurse and head of the Bilquis Edhi Foundation. She spent more than six decades of her life in serving humanity. Her charity has saved over 42,000 unwanted babies so far by placing "jhoolas" (cradles) at the Edhi Homes and centres across...

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