Pakistan

British Sikh businessmen to donate Rs96.5bn to upgrade religious sites in Pakistan

British Sikh businessmen to donate Rs96.5bn to upgrade religious sites in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Peter Virdee Foundation (PVF) and some Sikh businessmen living in the United Kingdom have announced to donate £500 million (Rs96.5 billion) to upgrade their religious sites in Pakistan.

The commitment was made by the PVF, a non-governmental organization working for marginalized section of the society, in a meeting with Chairman National Tourism Coordination Board (NTCB) Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari in London.

Zulfikar Bukhari said the PVF’s announcement for setting up the £500 million fund depicted how the government was channelising available resources for promoting religious tourism effectively.