Diamer Bhasha Dam fund: How much money was generated in Karachi fundraising campaign?

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Diamer Bhasha Dam fund: How much money was generated in Karachi fundraising campaign?

KARACHI - Prime Minister Imran Khan has thanked citizens of Karachi for a generous donation of Rs 76 crore to the dam fund.

The dams fund has earlier crossed the mark of Rs 3 billion as reported by State Bank of Pakistan.

During his one-day visit to the metropolis on September 16, the premier had attended a fundraiser for the Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam fund at the Sindh Governor House.

"I want to thank the people of Karachi for their generosity in supporting the Dam Fund. Rs 76 crores were raised at this Dam fundraiser," PM Imran posted on Twitter. Photo: Imran Khan Twitter

Last week, President Dr Arif Alvi had appealed to the nation, particularly overseas Pakistanis, to donate to the dams fund.

In a video message, President Alvi said that Pakistan was facing an acute shortage of water, and the condition was expected to become much worse by the year 2025.