Diamer Bhasha Dam Major Contributors
Pakistan is facing many big issue in recent era one them which effects our future generation is shortage of water. Water is like blood in our veins which is the identity of our life ,but most don’t know how much significant role water have in our life when, we waste it during our daily activity.It is evident from many concrete resources that Pakistan will face shortage of water within next 10 years .Shortage of water is a global issue and mostly knowledgeable personality think that 3rd world war will be fight on water resources.Mostly dam build in the era of General Ayoob Khan ,after that most rulers takes initiative but no one competed not even one fourth of its construction. Keeping in view the need to construct dams and reservoirs in Pakistan, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar has created Supreme Court of Pakistan – Diamer Bhasha – Fund .
There are various personalities who have contributed to it; some others from various walks of life are willing to do so. The fund was established on July 4 with an ambition to eradicate water crisis from the country.After forming new government Prime minister of Pakistan announces PM CJ jointly fund raising for the construction of Dam.The fund raising not only help to overcome the shortage of water but also increase our foreign reserves.
Diamer-Bhasha dam power project will have 8.1 million acre feet of gross water storage capacity. It will produce 4500 megawatts electricity. This projects undoubtedly will assist the government in generating more electricity and most important of all they would help in storing water worth billions of dollars.
This dam are quite pertinent as it would fulfil multiple purposes. Moreover it will be required to be constructed at the earliest as water worth billions of dollars is wasted on annual basis
According to officials, the total cost of Diamer-Bhasha Dam is around Rs1450 billion. From this amount, Rs650 billion will be used for the construction of reservoir.
Major Contributors of the Fund:
There are millions of people who contribute in this fund rasing but the prominent ones are :
1: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar funded 1 million rupees in dam fund to take the initiative.
2: Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet said that the employees of Army, Navy and Air Force will be contribute two days’ salary in the fund.
3:British national Pakistani Boxer has contributed rupees 1million.
4: Actor and anchor Hamza Ali Abbasi has donated Rs300, 000 in the fund.
5:ARY CEO Salman Iqbal donated 1 lakh dollars in the fund.
6: Jhangeer Tareen announced that he will give 5 billion rupees to in construction Diamer-Bhasha Dam.
7: Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz Hussain also made his contribution in the dams fund. He donated Rs 5 crore .
8: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar announced, that members of the Punjab cabinet will contribute one month’s salary to the fund for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha .
9: Pakistan Furniture Council announced a donation of Rs1 million for construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams’ fund and expressed solidarity towards a noble cause initiated by Prime minister Imran khan to raise funds for this cause.
10: Murree Brewery, a Pakistani multinational manufacturer of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, donated Rs2.1 million to the PM CJ Diamer-Basha dam fund.
11: Punjab medical institutions donate Rs17 million to dams fund.
12: IPF group of companies Qatar announced through a video message on social media to immediately transfer US$100,000 to Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan Fund for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams on behalf of Pakistani community living in Qatar.
13: The Associations of Pakistan-Americans (APA) donated US$16,000 to the Diamer-Bhasha dam fund to support the cause.
14:American national Pakistani Billionaire Shahid Khan willingly to donate 1 Billion dollars for Diamer Bhasha Dam fund, which is the huge amount given by any person.