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The unprecedented rains and floods in Pakistan have caused large scale devastation in various parts of the country. The Government of Pakistan has declared a state of emergency in view of huge losses of life, property, infrastructure, livestock and livelihoods. 33 million people have been affected by 1000 lives have lost. The entire Pakistani nation, civil society and humanitarian organizations have stepped forward to assist in the rescue and relief efforts.

The Government of Pakistan has established the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund 2022 to accept donations/contributions, both from home and abroad. The State Bank of Pakistan has devised the following guidelines for the Pakistani commercial and micro-finance banks for the collection of donations/contributions by Overseas Pakistanis.

  1. Wire Transfer: Overseas donors can donate through wire transfer to          the Fund account maintained with their respective banks.
  2. Transfer through Money Service Bureau, Money Transfer      Operators and Exchange House: Overseas donors can donate through   Money Service Bureaus (MSBs), Money Transfer Operators (MTOs)       (e.g. MoneyGram, Western Union and Exchange Houses (EHs)).
  3. The commercial banks offering Roshan Digital Account (RDA) have        created “PM Flood Relief Fund” (Account No.G-12164) available on     their Roshan Samaji Khidmat page/portal enabling RDA holders to        contribute to the Fund.
  4. Six Pakistani banks, namely National Bank of Pakistan, Allied Bank       Limited, Askari Bank Limited, Silk Bank Limited, United Bank       Limited & Bank of Punjab, have opened dedicated accounts to receive      flood donations/contributions. More information is available on their
  5. Donations can also be routed through the Pakistan Red Crescent
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