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Rs8 bn so far contributed in Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand Dams Fund: SBP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistanis in the country as well as from across the world have so far donated 7.97 billion rupees for Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund. According to an update issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the countrywide contribution to the fund stood at 7.09 billion rupees while the remaining 880.23 million rupees were contributed by expatriate Pakistanis. Pakistanis living in USA remained on top by donating 334.735 million rupees, followed by UK from where a…

ECP contributes Rs3.4 mn for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has contributed 3.4 million rupees for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. All the officers donated two-day salary while other staff members deposited one-day salary to the fund for the dams. The fundraising for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has reached Rs 6.4 billion on Monday. Read More: Diamer-Bhasa dam shouldn’t be politicised like Kalabagh: Hamza Shehbaz The collection for dams’ construction recorded a slight surge after PM Khan on…

Rs 4.4bn donation received for dams’ construction so far

ISLAMABAD: The fund collection for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has reached Rs 4.4 billion, the latest figures reveal. Until Sep 26, the country wise data showed that within Pakistan an amount of Rs 3,928,982,836 (Rs3.92 billion) was collected through bank branches, interbank transfers and mobile phone SMS service. Now, another Rs 0.5 billion has been added to the fund through donations in last eight days. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sep 7 addressed the nation, appealing them –especially overseas…

Dam fundraising nears Rs 3 billion

ISLAMABAD: The fund set up to collect donations for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams has reached Rs 2.9 billion, showing a sharp rise in amount after Rs 1.05 billion donated by the Pakistan Army yesterday. Until Sep 7, the country wise data showed that within Pakistan an amount of Rs 1,972,643,520  (Rs1.97 billion) was collected through bank branches, interbank transfers and mobile phone SMS service. Now it has reached Rs 2,916,671,152 (Rs 2.9 billion). Out of total donation received from within…

ARY Digital Network airs telethon for Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams

KARACHI: In support of the Supreme Court’s ‘Ao Dam Banayein’ initiative, ARY Digital Network aired a star-studded live telethon for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams on Saturday. Live telecast of the program was watched by viewers across the country and abroad on all the channels of ARY Digital Network. Celebrities, news anchors and other different artists and dignitaries including Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar, actor and host Faisal Qureshi, Lollywood superstar Humayun Saeed, host Iqrar-ul-Hassan,…

ARY Digital Network to broadcast star-studded telethon for Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams

In support of the Supreme Court's 'Aao Dam Banaein' initiative, ARY Digital Network is all set to broadcast a star-studded telethon on Saturday for construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams in Pakistan. Live telecast of the program will kick off on all the channels of ARY Digital Network at 10:00 pm. Celebrities, news anchors and other different artists and dignitaries including Karachi Kings President Shahid Afridi, star fast bowler Mohammed Amir, actor and host Faisal Qureshi, Lollywood superstar Humayun Saeed,…

Rs 838.88m collected for Diamer Bhasha, Mohmand dams so far

ISLAMABAD: The fund, opened following court orders for the construction of Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams, has so far received over Rs 839.88 million from various individuals and groups. According to the latest update issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the “Supreme Court of Pakistan’s Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund” received Rs 87.4 million on August 9, Rs 63.4 million on August 8 and Rs 44.9 million on August 6. Similarly, total donations received in the fund through various public and commercial banks…

Rs441.6m donation received for Diamer Bhasha, Mohmand dams

ISLAMABAD: Following opening of an account to collect funds for construction of Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams on orders of the Supreme Court, the benefactors across the country are contributing to the fund on daily basis and so far Rs441.645 million donation has been received. According to data compiled by the State Bank of Pakistan, Rs.59,438,771.22 (Rs 59.4 million) were collected on July 30, Rs.11,390,307 (Rs 11 million) on July 27, Rs.36,66,418.19 on July 26, Rs 31,850,931.56 on July 24, Rs 25,549,929.59 on July 23,…

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. Read More: Amir…