LAHORE: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmad said on Monday that his team will donate Rs 3.2 million to Prime Minister’s dam fund set up for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams.
“All the team member expressed their solidarity towards a noble cause initiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan for raising funds for building new dams to address water issue in the country,” he told mediamen here at National cricket academy.
He said Pak cricket squad taking part in the Asia Cup comprises 16 players and each player will donate Rs 200,000 and an amount of Rs 3.2 million will be donated.
“We are confident that Prime Minister, Imran Khan will be able to build these dams to overcome water crisis which will be looming at our country in years to come,” said the home captain.
He said it was a heartening sign that people are taking keen interest in donating money in PM dame fund and everyone is doing that in the love of their country and to ensure a better tomorrow of Pakistan.
“We are confident that Allah Almighty will give success to our Prime Minister in this noble cause and required amount will be gathered to undertake the project of dams,” said Sarfraz.
Pak cricket captain said construction of new dams to have adequate reservoir of water aims at securing the future of coming generations of Pakistan.