A donation of Rs 4,371,000 was received from the US while an amount of Rs 1,294,000 was sent from Britain.
Other than that, a donation of Rs 4,371,000 was received from the US while an amount of Rs 1,294,000 was sent from Britain. A donation of Rs 864,000 from the UAE, Rs 1,513,000 from Germany, Rs 683,000 from Bahrain has also been received.
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.
Following the chief justice, ISPR DG Major General Asif Ghafoor said that the officers of Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force contributed their two-day pay, while soldiers one-day pay for this national cause.
Meanwhile, Habib Bank Ltd announced to donate Rs 10 crore for the construction of dams while the employees of Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) announced to contribute their one-day salary in the construction of Bhasha and Mohmand dams.
Caretaker Minister for Foreign Affairs Abdullah Hussain Haroon donated the entire salary of his tenure in the Fund-2018 meant for the construction of these dams.
Allama Syed Iftikhar Hussain Naqvi, a renowned scholar and member Council of the Islamic Ideology (CII) donated his one month salary for Dams Construction Fund.
Moreover, a student from Bannu also announced to donate the money prize he received upon getting a position in Matric exams to the dams fund, a nine-year-old Ali Sher donated Rs 10,000 for the dams fund by saving his pocket money and selling his toys while a fruit seller from Kamalia donated Rs 5000 for the construction of dams.