Hollywood Actor Sean Penn meets Abdul Sattar Edhi and his wife in Karachi

Sean Penn in karachi

In a t-shirt, jeans and sneakers, the rather unassuming actor Sean Penn stepped out of his car to meet Pakistan’s iconic humanitarian worker  Abdul Sattar Edhi and his wife, Bilquis Edhi, at their home for children on Saturday morning. While the Academy Award-winning star of Dead Man Walking is instantly recognisable to film buffs, the Edhis were unaware of who their visitor was. Penn, who was accompanied by US Consul General William J Martin and a slew of consular staff, told Edhi that it was a “great honour” to meet him. “Your name is brought up with reverential appreciation,” Penn said. In return, the Edhis were told about Penn’s philanthropic efforts to help the survivors…

Abdullah Shah Ghazi Shrine will be Reconstructed


The shrine of Hazrat Abdullah Shah Ghazi in Clifton will be reconstructed at a cost of Rs400 million, Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad announced during a visit to the shrine on Wednesday. He said that a mosque, a community centre, a research centre, a seminar hall, a vocational training centre, classrooms, Langar Khana (free meal house), Musafir Sarai (rest house), a courtyard for Mehfil-i-Samaa, parking lots and shops would be constructed to provide facilities to the people visiting the shrine. PPI