Diamir Bhasha, Mohmand dams' Fund receives over Rs 11.32 bln.


ISLAMABAD -- The Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund has received over Rs 11.325 billion so far.

The countrywide contribution to the fund stood at Rs 9.6 billion while the remaining Rs 1.7 billion were contributed by the expatriate Pakistanis, according to an update issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

Pakistanis living in USA remained the top among the foreign countries who donated Rs 591.811 million followed by UK from where a sum of Rs 474.25 million had been transferred to the dams fund so far.

Similarly, the fund also received Rs 150.503 million through the SMS service of various cellular companies in Pakistan.

According to details issued by the SBP, the top ten institutional donors include Employees of government of Punjab with contribution of Rs 1.09 billion, Pak Army Rs 582.071 million, HQ CWO SPD Rs 201.093 million, Bahria Town, Rs 110.12 million and PAF with Rs 100.28 million.

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