"Our debt today stands at Rs 30,000 billion but the biggest problem we now face is the water crisis".
In a telephone conversation with Khan on 30 July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his vision of peace in South Asia, the Indian foreign ministry said.
"This was the job of civilian leaders who knew this was going to swell into a crisis but did nothing to thwart it".
While having an informal conversation with an NGO delegation, Justice Nisar said overseas Pakistanis were willing to send money for the construction of Diamer-Bhasha dam.
The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is a chain of research-oriented oncology hospitals in Lahore and Peshawar founded by Mr Khan.
"We will not become part of a war of any other country (in future).Our foreign policy will be in the best interest of the nation", he said, apparently referring to the country's involvement in neighbouring Afghanistan.
"I will safeguard your donations [against misuse]", he promised.
He said if each and every overseas Pakistani contributes $1000 for the fund we can easily construct dam in five years. He assured people that he will personally safeguard funds given for dam.
He appealed to Pakistanis in Europe and the United States to contribute at least $1,000. To them, I would say that donate as much as you can.
A top Pentagon official has expressed that Washington admits and respects the sacrifices made by Pakistan in the Global War On Terror (GWOT), being an ally of the Muslim majority state.
He said we are not in a position to take more loans as we are already under huge debt. We alone will have to build this dam, and we can.