KARACHI – Karachi’s Defense Housing Authority (DHA) has decided to rename Beach Avenue on Sea View as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue in recognition of the welfare services by the legendary philanthropist.

The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by president Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar.

A statement released by the DHA said the renaming decision was reflective of the deep-seated reverence for the veteran welfare social activist.

It was also pointed out that Beach Avenue was among the most popular roads of the metropolis, frequented by a large number of citizens.

DHA Administrator Brig. Zubair Ahmed paid respect to Edhi “whose voluntary and dedicated social work for the humanity is epitome of his spiritual and moral greatness.”

The administrator also prayed for the health, long life and well-being of the top philanthropist, according to the statement released.