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Foreign Ministry officials donate Rs 10 billion to PM’s COVID-19 fund

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad and presented a cheque worth Rs 10.182 million for COVID-19 relief fund on the behalf of officials of the Foreign Ministry.
On the occasion, Prime Minister appreciated the spirit shown by the officials of the Foreign Ministry for the COVID-19 relief fund.
FM Qureshi said that his ministry is ready to reinforce national efforts to combat challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had urged the nation to generously donate in the PM’s coronavirus epidemic Relief Fund set up to fight against the disease.
On a social media website, PM Imran had said this fund will be used to take care of all those who have been made impoverished by the lockdown due to epidemic.
On Saturday,  senior officials of Chinese companies had called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and donate Rs 5 million for PM’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. They officials  had also donated medical supplies worth Rs 3 million that includes 30,000 masks, 100 N-95 masks, and 300 protection suits to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
On April 5, the premium global smartphone brand, OPPO had announced to give Rs 6.2 million to the Prime Minister Corona Relief Fund.
Earlier, Peshawar Zalmi Chairman, Javed Afridi and cricketer Azhar Ali have announced to donate Rs 1 million and  Rs 10 million respectively,  for Prime Minister’s corona relief fund.

“The people should send their tax deductible donation to account no 4162786786, National Bank of Pakistan Main Branch Karachi”, PM added.

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