ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Main Saqib Nisar said the motive behind to initiate the campaign ‘I am Pakistan’ around the world was to create awareness among overseas Pakistani about the importance of Dams construction in the country.
Talking to a private news channel, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said soon he would visit North America to attend the Dam fund raising campaign arranged by ‘I am Pakistan’ the worldwide movement of overseas Pakistani.
He said, the campaign 'I am Pakistan' have gain momentum not only in Pakistan but also in other countries where a large number of Pakistanis are living and they were collecting funds for the Dam construction and contributing a large in terms of times and money.
Replying to a question about the idea to start the fundraising movement, the Chief Justice said it came to his mind when he came to know that the ground water level was decreasing gradually in Pakistan due to the shortage of Dams in the country. He said keeping mind the future of Pakistan was with the constructions of dams, he has started the campaign to collect the funds for dam construction.
Responding to another question about the cost of dam construction, he said the construction of Mohmand Dam required around 14 billion dollars.
To a query, he said the whole nation was contributing to this fund raising moment and we are getting huge amount of funds from overseas Pakistani