ISLAMABAD - Renowned TV Anchor Hamid Mir has announced one million rupees for the fundraising campaign from his personal account for Diamer Bhasha Dam fund.
Announcing his decision, he showed cheque during his live TV show and said that he would sign this cheque soon to make a contribution of Rs1 million in the fund. “I contributed one million rupees in the dam fund,” he tweeted soon after his TV show.
“GNN directors Zulqarnain Nawaz Chattha and Zubair Nawaz Chattha announced five crores for the dam fund,” he wrote in his official Twitter account. In the show, musician, rock guitarist and activist Salman Ahmed also announced $10,000 for the fund.
On the occasion, he also announced that he would request nine of his close friends to donate $10,000 each to the fund. In the show, pop singer Shehzad Roy also supported the campaign. Former defence minister and senior PML-N leader Khurram Dastagir was also present in the show.