Boxer Amir Khan donates Rs1m to dams fund

06:16 PM | 15 Jul, 2018
Boxer Amir Khan donates Rs1m to dams fund
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LONDON - British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan announced on Sunday he will be contributing Rs1 million to the fund for construction of dams in Pakistan.

The 31-year-old boxer said that Pakistan had a shortage of water and urged other influential Pakistanis to contribute towards the cause.

"Pakistan has a shortage of clean drinking water in the country. I urge celebrities and other locals to contribute towards the fund," Khan said.

Recently, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar set up a fund for the construction of Bhasha and Mohamand dams to resolve the country’s water crisis.

The account bears Account number 03-593-299999-001-4 and IBN number PK06SBPP0035932999990014 for raising funds for the construction of the two dams.