Shahid Afridi, Haier Pakistan donate Rs5 million for uplift of Army Public School
Shahid Afridi, along with CEO of Haier Pakistan Javed Afridi donated Rs5 million for the uplift of the terror struck Army Public School in Peshawar.
DG ISPR Asim Bajwa tweeted on Saturday night a picture of the two handing over a cheque to him.
On December 24, 2014, the British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan dedicated the title he had won on December 14 to the victims of the Peshawar attack. A week before that he had said that he would donate the shorts he wore during the win against Devon Alexander to help rebuild the school in Peshawar. The were worth £30,000. Khan had also visited the Army Public School and College and expressed solidarity with the families that lost their children.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had announced that proceeds from the 4th One-Day International (ODI) between Pakistan and New Zealand will be donated to the families of the children who were martyred in Peshawar.
Shahid Afridi and Javed Afridi of Haier Group donated an amount of Rs 5 million for uplift of APS Psr pic.twitter.com/sntGvySB4Z
— AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) January 10, 2015
Later, Afridi’s World Cup teammate Younus Khan visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) on December 29 and expressed solidarity with those injured in the brazen December 16 attack. He also delivered three kit bags containing shirts and gear donated by the New Zealand cricket team
Published in The Express Tribune