Diamer Bhasha Dam fund: How much money has been collected so far?

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Diamer Bhasha Dam fund: How much money has been collected so far?

ISLAMABAD - Rs7.5 billion have been deposited in the Supreme Court-created Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund.

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar told the lower house of Parliament that out of the total amount, Rs804 million were contributed by people living abroad.

As of Oct 9, an amount of Rs. 7,559,308,060 has been collected through different sources, according to latest figures posted by the Supreme Court on its website.

The Fund has been established by the SBP on the directions of the Supreme Court. All the commercial and micro-finance banks, and field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation have opened the Fund account to receive donations in cash, and through cheques, pay orders and demand drafts at all their branches across the country.