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State Bank to issue 50-rupee coin in memory of Edhi

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KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan has announced to issue a 50-rupee commemorative coin to pay tribute to humanitarian services of celebrated social worker late Abdul Sattar Edhi, ARY News reported on Saturday.

Governor State Bank Ashraf Mahmood Wathra addressing a memorial reference at the central bank premises here paid glowing tributes to Abdul Sattar Edhi.

He said that the government has decided to issue a memorial coin of 50 rupees, on the recommendation of the central bank, to pay tribute to late Abdul Sattar Edhi.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the State Bank of Pakistan to issue a commemorative coin in honour of the revered humanitarian and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi who passed away on July 8.

Abdul Sattar Edhi was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2013 but was unable to get a transplant due to frail health and received treatment at the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation.

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