Earlier than him solely two individuals had bought such an honor in Pakistan. Edhi’s physique coated with Pakistan’s flag was introduced on a gun carriage automobile amid excessive safety offered by Pakistan Navy from Mithadar to Nationwide Stadium Karachi.
Military personnel introduced the saint’s physique on the location of funeral prayer the place Molana Ahmed Khan Niazi led the prayer.
Pakistan forces’ heads saluted Abdul Sattar Edhi, whereas he was given 19-gun salutation on the burial ceremony. He’s the third Pakistani who has been buried with full army honor.
Founding father of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s burial was carried out with full army honor. He was the primary Pakistani whose physique was introduced on gun carriage automobile. Pakistan Military had introduced guard of honor to his burial ceremony.
The second Pakistani to obtain this honor was Normal Zia-ul-Haq whose burial ceremony was given full army honor.
Normally, this honor is given to move of state, nevertheless Edhi has been given this honor with out his being head of state. Could also be his being king of coronary heart has earned him this reward.
In accordance with the army traditions, the physique is introduced on a gun carriage automobile with army honor. This custom was began by British Empire. Queen Victoria’s coffin was introduced on gun carriage automobile in that period.
Gun carriage automobile