Corona Relief Fund: Overseas Pakistanis donate PKR 45 mn | Estate 4U

Corona Relief Fund: Overseas Pakistanis donate PKR 45 mn

Islamabad: In the wake of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan’s public appeal, overseas Pakistanis have donated PKR 45 million to the PM’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, a news source reported. As per the publication, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development (OPHRD) Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari on Tuesday stated that 900 expatriates donated these funds using the OPHRD ministry’s web portal.

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Bukhari stated that since the website’s launch, overseas Pakistanis from 45 countries had donated to the PM’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. He added that most of these individuals were from the UK and the US. He also revealed that a large number of expatriates had also taken the responsibility of providing rations to 2,400 families during the last 24 hours.

The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development (OP&HRD) had launched a web portal on April 13 to specifically facilitate the expatriates for contributing to the PM’s COVID-19 Relief Fund.

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The PM’s special assistant also announced the formation of an overseas tiger force. This force would provide rations to overseas Pakistanis stranded abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Corona Relief Fund: Overseas Pakistanis donate PKR 45 mn

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