Amir Khan raises around Rs 8 million in charity event for Thar: organiser


An amount of Rs 8 million was raised during Amir Khan Charity function held at a local hotel, organiser of the event said the other day.

Former World Boxing Champion had held the charity programme to raise the funds for drilling wells to provide clean potable water to people of Thar.

Of the total, an amount of Rs 5 million were raised from tables where the guests were sitting, organiser of Event Zian revealed this while talking to media.

Rs2 million were raised from auctions of belongings of Pakistan origin British Boxer Amir Khan, he said.

Besides, Shahid Afridi Foundation also announced the support of Rs1 million to mitigate the sufferings of Thar people.