Minister shares details for depositing donations in PM’s flood relief account
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In a statement, she said that State Bank of Pakistan had issued a circular for collection of donations through all commercial banks.
The minister said that 30-year rainfall record had been broken and unprecedented destruction had taken place across the country, especially in Balochistan and Sindh.
She appealed to the masses to support the countrymen in trouble and requested all Pakistanis here and abroad to donate generously.
All Pakistanis could join the work of helping flood victims through donations. All commercial banks and their branches could collect donations in the Prime Minister Flood Relief Fund 2022 as per State Bank of Pakistan circular.
Overseas Pakistanis can also send donations through wire transfers, money service bureaus, money transfer operators and exchange houses. Donations can also be deposited in cash at all commercial banks. Deposits can also be made through cross-cheque, mobile and internet banking, ATMs, ABFT and Raast in the drop boxes of banks.
PM for accelerated rescue, relief operations
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to expedite rescue and relief operations in flood-affected areas, considering the prediction of more rains in those areas.
He directed the National Disaster Management Authority and all the relevant ministries and departments to collaborate with one another as consecutive rain spells were deteriorating the flood-caused destructions.
He said as the flash floods had inflicted huge losses on the people, it was the nation’s responsibility to support their countrymen.
“The rehabilitation in the calamity-hit areas is a gigantic task. This is possible only through collective efforts,” the prime minister said and requested the local and international charity organizations to extend their support for the rehabilitation of affected population.