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Pakistan: Rs2.35 billion collected for Balochistan quake victims

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QUETTA, Nov 23: Individuals and public and private organisations entities have so far donated more than Rs2.35 billion in the Chief Minister's Relief and Rehabilitation

Fund for people affected by the recent earthquake in Balochistan.

Donors include the federal government, provincial governments, the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government, private companies, NGOs, philanthropists and the common man. Donations were also received from PIA, Wapda, PAF, Tethyan Copper Company, Qesco, MMC Duddar Mineral Development Corporation, Nepra and the Senate.

It is learnt that the federal government has released Rs2.08 billion for the quake-affected people.

Former federal minister Raja Tridev Roy has donated Rs50,000.

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