Diamer Bhasha Dam fund: How munch money has been deposited into the fund so far?
*ISLAMABAD - Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams fund has now reached near Rs 4 billion, according to latest statistics.*
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.
[image: Dams fundraising Pakistan] link
Until Sep 7, the country wise data showed that within Pakistan an amount of Rs 1,972,643,520 (Rs1.97 billion) was collected through bank branches, interbank transfers and mobile phone SMS service. In 19 days, the fund collection has almost doubled.
Now it has reached Rs3,928,982,836 (Rs 3.9 billion).
The Fund has been established by the SBP on the directions of the Supreme Court.
All the commercial and micro-finance banks, and field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation have opened the Fund account to receive donations in cash, and through cheques, pay orders and demand drafts at all their branches across the country.