Jolie donates $100,000 to Pak

Written by: Nitsi
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Islamabad, Aug 25: Following the most severe natural disaster in Pakistan, the Hollywood star Angelina Jolie turned out as good Samaritan contributing $100,000 which is Pakistani 8.5 million rupees for the flood ravaged Pakistan.

According to Dawn, Jolie's generosity was more than Zardari and Altaf Hussain, chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement who claimed to have donated 5 million rupees each.

While Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and top leaders of the Pakistan have not made donations in cash.

"The prime minister has already said that he does not believe in cash contribution and thus he did not deposit money in the fund, but his son in Multan dispatched many trucks of goods on behalf of the family," Dawn quoted the prime minister's press secretary Shabir Anwar as saying.

Presidential spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said, Zardari's children - Bilawal Zardari-Bhutto, Bakhtawar Zardari and Asifa Zardari - had set up a fund in Britain to collect donation from overseas Pakistanis and others.

"Sharif family has also sent relief goods amounting to 25 million rupees to flood-hit areas," said PML-N spokesperson Siddiqul Farooq.

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan of the PML-N,donated 500,000 rupees from his own pocket.

Many Pakistan elites continue to pour help to the flood-hit areas both in cash and goods, reported Dawn.

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