Chief Justice Nisar to depart for Britain on fund-raising tour today
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar will leave for a private trip to Britain on Tuesday (today) in order to raise donations for the construction of Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams.
According to details, the chief justice will attend fund-raising ceremonies in London, Birmingham and Manchester respectively, during his week-long trip.
A dinner is also being organised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s close friend Aneel Musarrat in honor of the top judge.
UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industries will also host a fund-raising event during the CJP’s visit.
Fund raising campaign for the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund is in progress at a rapid pace.
According to the Supreme Court of Pakistan, over 7.839 billion rupees have been collected through donations by various individuals and organisations and expatriate Pakistanis so far.
The citizens can deposit their donations for the dam fund in the SBP’s account number is 03-593-299999-001-4.
Until October 19, the country wise data showed that within Pakistan an amount of Rs 6.4 billionwas collected through bank branches, interbank transfers and mobile phone SMS service.
The overseas Pakistanis having PKR accounts in Pakistan can also make donations in the Fund through the internet banking facility of their respective banks.