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Pak High Commission opens relief account in Delhi

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October 12, 2005 20:58 IST

Pakistan High Commission has opened an account with a bank in the capital, where Indians could send donations for the victims of the devastating earthquake in the country.

An account with the ABN Amro Bank, Barakhamba Road branch in New Delhi, has been opened for Indians willing to donate for the relief and rehabilitation work in quake-hit areas in Pakistan, Minister of Press at the Pakistan High Commission, Rai Riaz Hussain, said on Wednesday.

He said the donations could be marked for the account of "Pakistan High Commission -- Earthquake relief fund 2005".     

"We decided to open the bank account after so many people, willing to contribute their bit for the people of Pakistan, approached us," Hussain said.

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