LAHORE: Punjab IGP Dr Syed Kaleem Imam on Friday announced about Rs124m donation from the Punjab police officers and officials for construction of dams while launching a campaign ‘save water’.

Keeping in view the intensity of the problem, the IGP said 184,000 employees of Punjab Police would deposit their two-day pay while officials their one-day salary to the accounts opened by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar for construction of Bhasha and Mohmand dams.

He said the police had always been taking initiatives for public service in times of terrorism, floods, earthquakes or other natural calamities. He said professionals from all the fields should contribute to resolve the water issue so that new dams could be constructed as soon as possible.

He directed the officers to avoid the wastage of water in police lines, training colleges, police stations and other offices by ensuring the smooth implementation of ‘save water’ campaign.

Published in Dawn, August 4th, 2018