Pakistan Chief Justice Seeks To "Crowdfund" $17 Billion USD Diamer Basha Dam

ISLAMABAD

Cash-poor Pakistan is crowdfunding a drive to collect almost $17bn from its citizens, officials, businesses and stars in order to build two massive dams to help counter a future water crisis. One of the dams would be among the biggest in the world. But is the project for real or is it a monumental folly, as some are calling it?

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