Diamer-Bhasha Dam fund crosses yet another milestone

Diamer-Bhasha Dam fund crosses yet another milestone

*ISLAMABAD - Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams fund has crossed Rs 7.02 billion.*

The collection for dams’ construction recorded a surge after PM Khan on Sep 7 addressed the nation, appealing them –especially overseas Pakistanis – to help Pakistan avert looming water crisis and donate for construction of dams.

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Until last week, Rs 6 billion were deposited in the dam fund, and now another billion has come through donations, making the total amount to Rs 7,050,213,922. (7.05 billion)

Until Sep 26, the country wise data showed that within Pakistan an amount of Rs 3,928,982,836 (Rs3.97 billion) was collected through bank branches, interbank transfers and mobile phone SMS service. In next three weeks, the fund has witnessed a good amount of collection.