ISLAMABAD: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has contributed $700,000 for flood victims in Pakistan on Thursday.
It is the largest amount donated by an individual for the victims of the floods. This donation was made in response to an appeal made by Syed Tazeem-ur-Rehman Hejazi, country director British Asian Worldwide Association. The appeal was made on August 16 and the response received on Wednesday, Aug 25, 2010.
Mohammad Balal Abbasi, Global Chief Executive BAWA and Tazeem Hejazi have sent a letter of thanks on behalf of People of Pakistan to Bill Gates and Melinda Gates for their generosity.