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Zuckerberg 'Twitter account' pledges $5 mn for Pakistan dam

IANS  |  Islamabad 

An imposter, claiming to be founder Mark Zuckerberg, has pledged, on microbloging site twitter, to contribute $5 million for Pakistans

The fake account cropped up two days after called on overseas Pakistanis to contribute $1000 each for a fund set up by the to build Diamer-Bhasha dam, reported on Monday.

"Pakistan's new government is serious in making dams and I'm sure will make dams in his government. As humanity, #will also participate in the #will give $5 million in the #PMDamFund," the imposter tweeted.

In a second tweet, he said that he would soon visit as an honest government was installed in the country.

"I will come to very soon. We want to invest in because there is honest government in Pakistan," he tweeted.

This is not the first have been created by imposters to spread propaganda and mislead people.

Recently, fake accounts of French and former Indian cricket star Navjot Singh Sidhu, who visited Pakistan to attend Imran Khan's inauguration, had gone viral on



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First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 16:06 IST