KARACHI: After state funeral of 'Pakistan's Mother Teresa,' Dr. Ruth Pfau was laid to rest in Gora Kabristan, Karachi.  

President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa,  Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) Vice Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, have attended the burial ceremony.  

Earlier ast rights were being performed for Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau in a state funeral. Her body was brought to St Patrick's Cathedral in Saddar, in a convoy.

Gun convoy is the the highest military honour at burial, it was last accorded to humanitarian icon Abdul Sattar Edhi.

During the funeral proceedings, a 19-gun-salute was offered while contingents of Pakistan Armed Forces were also present at the funeral.

Her coffin was wrapped in the national flag. 

Pakistan’s national flag remained at half-mast and flag of Vatican City was also hoisted at the cathedral today morning.  

Patients and workers of Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre (MALC), were also present there to have a last look of Dr Ruth.

MALC was founded by Dr Ruth to serve the leprosy patients in Pakistan. Dr Ruth Pfau had spent over 50 years of her life in Pakistan to fight leprosy.