Pakistan’s ‘Mom Teresa’, Dr Ruth Pfau, who drove a fight against the criticized sickness of infection, passed away early Thursday morning after a long disease. She was 87.
As written by Dawn, Dr Ruth had been experiencing treatment at the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Center for two weeks and passed away during surgery at 12:30am on Wednesday night, said the center.
The late Dr Ruth had come to Pakistan from Germany in 1960, and was conceded Pakistani citizenship in 1988. In 1979, she was granted the Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the second most noteworthy regular citizen honor of the nation. In 1989, Dr Ruth was exhibited the Hilal-i-Pakistan.
The memorial service mass will be hung on Saturday, August 19, at 11am at St Patrick’s Cathedral, and from there on will be let go in the Christian Cemetery (Gora Qabristan).