The Punjab police have decided to contribute to the account set up to collect funds for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams.

Senior police officials will donate two-day salary, while junior staff will contribute one-day salary to Diamer Basha and Mohmand Dams Fund - 2018.

The Punjab police chief, while lauding the initiative by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar, said that the police personnel would collectively contribute Rs120.38 million to the fund.

Syed Kaleem Imam also directed officials concerned to address water wastage in police lines, training colleges, police stations and related offices on immediate basis.

He said that construction of new dams is the need of the hour to address water scarcity which has reached an alarming level in Pakistan.