The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and the Bank of China (BOC) are listed among the thirty-three banks in Pakistan for collecting donations for Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund.
Earlier, the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong in a tweet stated that China will provide a batch of emergency humanitarian supplies, including 25,000 tents and other supplies in dire need, as well as $300,000 emergency cash assistance to the flood-affected Pakistan people in times of need.
The government has established a flood relief fund for providing relief and rehabilitation to the affectees of torrential rains and flash floods in many parts of the country.
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As per the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, the PM’s relief fund is administered by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) while the Accountant General Pakistan will maintain accounts of the fund.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has opened the “Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund Account, 2022” while all the commercial and microfinance banks have also opened the account of the fund and are receiving donations/contributions in cash, through cheques, pay order and demand drafts, at all their branches across the country.
Donations are pouring in from all over the world as more than 30 million people affected by the calamitous floods in Pakistan.