CEO ARY Digital Network Salman Iqbal announces to donate $100, 000 to PM-CJ dam fund
KARACHI: President and CEO ARY Digital Network Salman Iqbal on Friday announced a donation of 100, 000 US Dollars for Prime Minister and Chief Justice Fund for construction of dams, ARY News reported.
The announcement came minutes after Prime Minister Imran Khan urged the nation and overseas Pakistanis to contribute generously to the fund to save country from the looming water crisis.
CEO ARY Digital Network, who also owns PSL franchise Karachi Kings, also urged all Pakistanis to help the Chief Justice of Pakistan and PM Imran Khan towards this national cause.
“This is a small contribution for a great cause and can pave way for a better future for all Pakistanis,” said Salman Iqbal.
After the initiation of CJ and the PM’s appeal to Pakistanis to extend support to the govt for building dams. ARY announced a contribution of $100,000 to the fund. I request all Pakistanis to come forward ! We have to help our country as we owe everything to our motherland!!
— Salman Iqbal ARY (@Salman_ARY) September 7, 2018
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed Khan thanked the ARY Digital Network President for his generous contribution to the fund.
It is pertinent to note here that ARY Digital Network was the first to do a live telethon to raise funds for Diamer Basha And Mohmand Dam Fund.
About the dam fund
The Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dam fund 2018 was established by the federal government in pursuance of a Supreme Court order for raising funds for the construction of the two dams.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was the first to donate money for the fund as on July 5, he deposited Rs1Million as donation in the account titled “DIAMER BASHA AND MOHMAND DAM FUND–2018′.
Payments in to the fund bearing account No.03-593-299999-001-4 and IBN No.PK06SBPP0035932999990014 will be received at all branches of the State Bank of Pakistan, all treasuries and branches of National Bank of Pakistan and all other scheduled banks.
The fund, which was merged with PM’s fund today by PM Imran Khan, can receive donations and contributions from both domestic and international donors, individuals and companies, and the general public has been requested to contribute generously.