Pakistan

Citing policy, Edhi Foundation refuses Modi’s Rs-10 mln donation

KARACHI: Edhi Foundation has refused to accept Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s donation to the organization for returning 15-year old deaf and mute girl Geeta to the country, ARY News reports.

Faisal Edhi said that it is against Edhi Foundation’s policy to accept donations from governments. He also said that he will present the organization’s stand in front of the media soon.


Earlier, Indian PM Modi had thanked Edhi Foundation for their efforts in returning Geeta to the country and had announced contribution of Rs. 1 crore to their foundation.

 

Former Indian Minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had likened Bilqees Edhi to the real-life “Bajrangi Bhaijaan’.

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