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Younis Khan to donate Rs10m reward to Edhi, other charitable organisations

Younis Khan to donate Rs10m reward to Edhi, other charitable organisations

Younis Khan has announced that he will donate the cash reward of Rs10 million that he received from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Edhi Foundation and two other organisations.

"I am thankful to the prime minister for the cash reward; I will donate it to Edhi Foundation, Indus Hospital and The Citizens Foundation," Khan said in a self-recorded video on Thursday.

He requested tax exemption on the donation "so that the amount could help as many people in need as possible".

Earlier this week, at a ceremony held by the PM to celebrate the victory of the cricket team at the Champions Trophy 2017, a cash reward of Rs10 million was announced for the players of the winning team as well as chief selector Inzamamul Haq.




Bowling coach Azhar Mahmood was given Rs5 million and team manager Talat Ali was given Rs2.5 million, while other PCB officials, such as media manager, social media manager, in-charge tour operations and cricket analyst, were given Rs2.5 million each.

Members of the selection team were also awarded Rs1 million each, while head coach Michael Arthur, fielding coach Grant Trafford Luden and batting coach Grant Flower were also given Rs5 million each.

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