Rs 3.9 bn received in dams fund

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 26 (APP):The Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Dams Fund received total Rs 3.9 billion so far.The countrywide contribution to the fund stood at Rs 3.6 billion while Rs 305.1 million was transferred from abroad, according to an update issued by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).
The fund witnessed a boost after the recent speech of Prime Minister Imran Khan who urged the nation to donate generously for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams.
Meanwhile, the SBP issued a list of top 10 donors both on institution and individual level.
Among institutions, up to September 24, the highest donation of Rs 582 million was paid by Pak Army followed by HQ, CWO SPD which donated Rs 201.1 million for the dams fund.
Similarly HBL Islamic Charity contributed Rs 100 million, Bahria Town Rs 67 million, Qarshi Industry Rs 50 million, employees of SBP Rs 44.3 million, FC Balochistan Rs 40 million, UBL employees Rs 35 million, Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) Rs 28.4 million whereas HBL employees contributed Rs 27.5 million.
Among individuals, M. Pervaiz Bhatti donated Rs 50 million, Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan contributed Rs 20 million, Abdul Hanan Khan Rs 19.88 million, Zeeshan Ahmed Rs 15 million, Saqib Razzaq, Mian Muhammad Azhar, Hassan Anjum and Faisal Abbas contributed Rs 10 million each,