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|Born||14 August 1947 |
|Occupation||Nurse & Philanthropist|
|Spouse(s)||Abdul Sattar Edhi Sahib|
|Children||Two sons and two daughters|
Bilquis Bano Edhi (Hilal-e-Imtiaz) (Urdu: بلقیس ایدھی, born August 14, 1947), widow of Abdul Sattar Edhi, is a professional nurse and one of the most active philanthropists in Pakistan. She has been named, The Mother of Pakistan. She was born in 1947 in Karachi. She heads the Edhi Foundation, and with her husband received the 1986 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. In 2015, she received the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice. Her charity runs many services in Pakistan including a hospital and emergency service in Karachi. Together with her husband their charity has saved over 16,000 unwanted babies. Her husband, Abdul Sattar Edhi, died on 8 July 2016.