The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan called on overseas Pakistanis to donate generously in the dams fund, saying that it would serve two purposes: floating dollars in the Pakistani market and construction of dams which has become a matter of life and death for the country. Answering to the call, Aleem Dar, the elite panel umpire from Pakistan, has donated $10,000 to the dam fund set up by the Chief Justice of Pakistan.
Imran Khan ordered to combine the CJP and PM’s Dam Fund, and shared the details with overseas Pakistanis in a short recorded talk on national TV on Friday. Khan requested expatriates to contribute to the cause.
Answering this call, Aleem Dar announced about his contribution to the fund in a short video message, urging his fellow Pakistanis to do the best they can for their country.
This initiative is going to be a serve as a great benefit for us and our coming generations in the future. I would request people in Pakistan and those living overseas to come forward and contribute funds generously for this cause.
Aleem Dar has announced that he is going to contribute $10,000 to the Pakistan dams fund project pic.twitter.com/cmlrg7Lvx2
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) September 9, 2018
Dar lauded the CJP and government’s efforts to focus on the water crisis and offered to donate $10,000.
Pakistani Cricket Team Joins in
Pakistan Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has also announced that the entire team will donate Rs 3.2 million for the cause, saying that “the public should actively contribute in dam fund, as it would benefit the country”.
Pakistanis have been donating generously for the dam funds and are hopeful that their money will be put to good use by the government.