Prime Minister Imran Khan is addressing the nation at the PM House in Islamabad.
"There is no question we are faced with several significant problems," the prime minister said. "The biggest problem we face is the water crisis."
"I commend Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar [for starting the dams fund]. This was not his job, but the civilian leaders who knew this was going to swell into a crisis and did nothing."
"I want to take over the fund-raising and want overseas Pakistanis to contribute like they have for the Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital."
The prime minister asked all the overseas Pakistanis to make as many dollar-denominated donations as they can to the dams fund.
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