Caretaker minister donates entire tenure’s salary for Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams
ISLAMABAD: In a humble effort to contribute towards the national cause, Abdullah Hussain Haroon has donated the entire salary of his tenure as caretaker Minister for Foreign Affairs in ‘Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund’ for construction of the dams.
The government has established ‘Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund’ in pursuit of the instructions of the Supreme Court. The chief justice has passed a short but historic judgment for the construction of both dams while hearing a case against water scarcity.
The fund shall receive donations and contributions from both domestic and international donors, individuals and companies, and the general public has been requested to contribute generously.
The government of Pakistan has established the fund to overcome shortage of water and power in the country. The top judge also donated Rs1 million for the cause.
Earlier, the armed forces also announced to contribute for the purpose, as officers would contribute their two-day pay while soldiers will contribute one-day salary.