ISLAMABAD – Pakistan military has decided to participate in the public cause of tackling water crisis by contributing to the recently launched Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund.
According to a Tweet by Maj. Gen Asif Gafoor, the spokesperson of armed forces officers, Navy and Air Force will contribute their 2 days’ pay to the fund.
Pakistan Armed Forces contributing to Diamer-Basha & Mohmand Dam Fund. Officers of Pak Army, Navy and Air Force will contribute their 2 days’ pay while soldiers one day’s pay to the announced fund for this national cause. #DamsForPakistan🇵🇰
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) July 9, 2018
Moreover, soldiers will also donate one day’s pay to the announced fund for this national cause.
The fund launched by the Ministry of Finance last week got its first donation worth Rs 1 million from the chief justice, who bagged support from fellow Pakistanis to cater the ensuing water crisis.
The bank account bearing account No.03-593-299999-001-4 and IBN No. PK06SBPP0035932999990014 was opened after the CJP was briefed about the worsening water crisis in the country which could only be capped by the construction of new dams.