Senator Krishna Kolhi donates her salary to Sindh Coronavirus Emergency Fund

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

26th March, 2020

Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Krishna Kolhi has submitted his one-month salary to ‘Sindh Coronavirus Emergency Fund’ which set up in connection to help masses to fight against the pandemic.

According to the spokesman of the Chief Minister Sindh, Senator Krishna Kolhi, who is from Tharparkar, sent a check of 165,000 to the CM.

Earlier, citizen from Karachi has donated an amount of Rs1 million to the ‘Sindh Coronavirus Emergency Fund’.

Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said in a tweet that a whopping Rs1 million has been donated by a Karachi citizen.

In his tweet, he added that there was a letter attached as well.

Murad Ali Shah has expressed thankfulness to the donor without naming them as they had “asked to not disclose their name”.

“Such acts of kindness strengthen our resolve to continue fighting this challenge, & reassure us that humanity stands tall during such extraordinary times,” the CM Sindh said.

In the letter, the donor described themselves as “a retired person of 88 years” of age.

“In response to your appeal, I submit herewith a cheque of a humble amount in face of unheard [sic] and dreadful epidemic,” they added.

“And to all others who are contributing to the Fund. Thank you! Your contributions will surely make a difference! Let’s fight #coronovirus together!”

Coronavirus: Sindh releases Rs 1.18 Billion for helping families affected by lockdown

Sindh CM has proactively leading the preventive measures against the coronavirus pandemic in Sindh alongside officials from the health department.

Sindh was the first province to impose a lockdown to contain the coronavirus.

The virus has infected almost 900 people all over Pakistan and nearly 400 in the province alone.

However, a large number of the positive cases are patients in Sukkur who arrived from Iran via Taftan border and tested positive of COVID 19.

Officials from the health department have time and again emphasized on the need for social distancing and measures for prevention against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Sindh government has also set up an official information cell on Twitter dedicated to providing updates on the pandemic at @19sindh.

Moreover, the CM’s law adviser, Murtaza Wahab has continuously provided timely updates on data pertaining to the coronavirus cases through his Twitter account.


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