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Zardari's Rs 5cr donation for Ajmer dargah set to arrive

July 30, 2012 13:36 IST

Pakistan on Monday said arrangements are in place to make the donation as announced by President Asif Ali Zardari to the Dargah of revered Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer in April.

 

Reacting to media reports on the issue, Pakistan High Commission issued a brief statement terming them as "speculative" and said the "arrangements are in hand" to make the donation as announced.

 

"The High Commission thanks the government of India, the state authorities, and the Dargah committees for their cooperation in this regard," it said.

 

Zardari, during his day-long visit on April 8, had offered prayers at the historic 13th century dargah of sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti after which a $1 million (over Rs 5 crore) donation for the shrine was also announced by him.

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