PIA Donates For Dam! But How Much?

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has made a donation to Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams Fund.

A cheque of over Rs 2.2 million was presented by Secretary Aviation / Chief Executive Officer, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Muhammad Saqib Aziz to Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during a meeting in Supreme Court building.

It is significant to mention here that Rs. 6,898,623,623 (Rs 6.8 billion) have been collected for the dams so far.

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 collect donations in cash, and through cheques, pay orders and demand drafts at all their branches across the country.

The donors can also make online donations to the Fund via internet banking, automatic teller machines (ATM) and other alternate delivery channels (ADC) using IBAN of their respective bank. The banks have sent the IBANs of the Fund account to their clients through SMS alerts, while the bank-wise list of IBANs is also available at the SBP’s web page.

The general public can also make donations in cash at over 400,000 branchless banking agents of commercial and micro-finance banks across the country against proper receipt in electronic or paper form duly confirmed by the SMS alert.

The donations can also be made through credit or debit cards from everywhere in the world by clicking the “Online collections for Supreme Court Diamer Bhasha & Mohamand Dams Fund” on the SBP’s web page.


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