*ISLAMABAD - The total amount in the PM-CJP Diamer Bhasha Dam fund has crossed Rs 3.7 billion.*
*Earlier Pakistan Football Federation has donated prize money of 1.2 million rupees, won in the recently concluded South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup in Bangladesh, to the dam fund.*
A delegation of the federation called on Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar in Islamabad on Wednesday and presented a cheque. The chief justice greatly appreciated their gesture.
The ‘Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund 2018’ was established by the federal government in pursuance of a Supreme Court order for raising funds for the construction of the two dams.
CJP Nisar was the first to donate money for the fund as on July 5 by depositing ten million rupees. The fund also collected over Rs3.7 billion to date.
The fund was merged with PM’s fund created by Imran Khan on September 7, and can receive donations and contributions from both domestic and international donors, individuals and companies and the general public.