Thursday, 13 September 2018

Stars Come Out and Donate to Support PM Dam Fund

03:24 By Lollywood Online

Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed the nation to donate money to build the two crucial dams Daimir and Bhasha for the country. The PM shared that as per the alarming situation in the decrease of water level, Pakistan might face drought conditions by 2025.

In his address to the nation, he said, "I want to take over the fund-raising and want overseas Pakistanis to contribute like they used to do for the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital.

" Earlier, the Chief Justice of Pakistan had urged the nation to donate as well. After that, Chief of Army General Qamar Javed Bajwa donated Rs1 billion on behalf of Pak Army and its officers. With large number of people donating for the dams, our celebrities have also come out to support the cause by donating money. Shahid Afridi announced Rs5 lac and Rs10 lac fund from SA Foundation.

Whereas, Hamza Ali Abbasi also announced that he has donated Rs3 lac to the fund. Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa - in his personal capacity - also donated his one-month salary for the construction of Daimer-Basha and Mohmand dams.

Atif Aslam becomes another celebrity to join the bandwagon and has donated Rs25 lac to the dam funds. Also, Pakistan's umpire Aleem Dar announced that he will be contributing $10,000 to the dams fund project.

In addition to these awesome celebs, Pakistan cricket team will also be donating Rs32 lac for the construction of dams. All in all, with the contribution of public and noted personalities, the dam fund has collected Rs2 billion so far. Way to go Pakistanis!

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