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PM Imran Khan felicitates Maritime Affairs Ministry for finalizing Blue Economy Policy

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has congratulated the Ministry of Maritime Affairs for finalizing a new and dynamic Blue Economy Policy to revitalize...

Bill Gates appreciates Pakistan army’s support for national polio drive

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates...
We know that the economic conditions in Pakistan are not so good these days and after Coronavirus pandemic, the scenario has got even worse. As per the details, numerous industries have had to face a complete shutdown subsequently significantly reducing production and sales. Similarly, if take an analysis of the automotive industry, it has also seen a great downfall of the in-demand cars from the level when it enjoyed magnificent business in terms of production and sales. Among all of the cars from the automotive market of Pakistan, Toyota Corolla was one of those at the top most position. Background of Toyota Corolla Toyota Indus Motor Company (IMC) began its commercial production in Pakistan in 1993 with a production capacity of 20 cars per day. The first car that they assembled was the 7th generation AE100 Corolla. It was ranked as one of the most esteemed and beloved Corollas in Pakistan because of its simple yet elegant design, amazing performance as well as strong reliability. That’s the reason it remained in production for 9 years in Pakistan. Since then, Toyota IMC has now ascended production to 275 cars per day and has sold millions of units of the Toyota Corolla in Pakistan. The Reason Behind Success of Toyota Corolla Cars Although there are so many reasons to be credited for the success of Toyota Corolla cars but the main reason was that it has always been among the very few cars that were offered multiple variants in Pakistan. Moreover, it has remained the only locally assembled sedan for good long time with a diesel engine option. So, if we say that there was a time when Corolla has remained everything to everyone, it wouldn’t be wrong. Year 2020 – Bad Time for Toyota Where everything is turning out to be odd this year, another thing which turned out to be noticeable was that this year wasn’t making any good deal for Toyota. According to the details, the recent data released by the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturer Association (PAMA) says that the sales of Toyota Corolla have plunged by a significant notch in the past couple of years. During the Financial Year (FY) 2018-19, Toyota sold a total of 56,720 Corolla units whereas, during FY 2019-20, the total number of Corolla units sold across Pakistan was a mere 22,140, which accounts for a decrease of 61% in sales as compared to FY 2018-2019. Toyota Corolla Starts Losing Worth – The Possible Reasons? One thing is obvious that COVID-19 has let the economy in Pakistan go topsy-turvy so we can take it as the reason for Toyota Corolla to lose worth in Pakistan. All of the showrooms and manufacturing plants were shut down in April 2020 with no cars leaving the showroom or the manufacturing plant. Apart from that, it was clearly under observation that all automakers played price hike game with their cars by a huge margin this year, following the reasons such as the devaluation of Pakistani Rupee as compared to US Dollar, thus resulting in a rise in the manufacturing costs. According to the statistics for the whole year prices, Toyota IMC has revised the prices 3 times in one year, with an average of 15% increase in prices as compared to just a year ago. Although there was another increase in prices announced by Toyota IMC close to the announcement of the 2020 budget, mercifully, Toyota Corolla and Yaris didn’t get that price hike. Toyota Yaris - Replacement to XLI & GLI Then there was the introduction of the Yaris replacing the XLI and GLI variants of the Corolla, the sales figures kept on going to be radically different. The automaker claims that the Corolla is Toyota IMC’s flagship car. At present, the price of Toyota Yaris Car in Pakistani market is PKR 24.7 to 29.6 lacs. Well… we do accept it but even then, Toyota IMC should make the things rise up from the downfall if they want to keep Toyota in the list of evergreen legendary cars.

Toyota Corolla Starts Losing Worth in Pakistan – Here is Why!

We know that the economic conditions in Pakistan are not so good these days and after Coronavirus pandemic, the scenario has got even worse....
We all know Junaid Khan from the all-time popular band The Call and no one had any idea that the lead singer would be stepping into acting field. Well… it was a great surprise for the fans and many couldn’t easily digest this drastic change. But Junaid Khan worked so hard to prove himself as a talented actor. He finally made it! However, this time Junaid Khan is ready to do something really exciting and here is all you need to know! Junaid Khan Coming Up with Something New? After numerous successful drama projects, now Junaid is bringing something exciting for the fans. Any guesses? Well… we can’t wait to reveal that he is all set to launch his original motivational series titled ‘Keh Do’ on Youtube. What is ‘Keh Do’ all about? Junaid Khan’s web series ‘Keh Do’ is where the actor will be sharing his personal experiences and views with everyone as per the press release. Keh Do will bring an easy-going Junaid to the audience, putting forth his personal views and opinions about different topics, in a way to connect with the people in heart to heart conversations. Series Format The series will be consisting of weekly episodes where Junaid Khan would be seen as never before, in such a frank way with the audience that would be more appreciable for the fans in terms of better communication without any barriers for the first time. What’s the Idea Behind ‘Keh Do’? Junaid Khan believes that he has more responsibilities as compared to others as per his profession and so he finds various appropriate forms of media to broadcast his message.  He said, “One doesn’t need to be confined to a single medium in order to articulate; I want to use this platform to connect with my audience.” He added, “I want to share with people how I handle different issues in my daily life, and maybe I can help others through this in some way.” Final Word Mostly the fans can never even imagine about the stars sharing their real side to the world through proper communication channels but Junaid Khan is the one making it possible. The singer-turned-actor has been inspiring with his career choices and has always proved himself to be the best whether it is about singing or that of acting. So in accordance to his previous success record, we are having high hopes from this web series as well. Junaid Khan is presently working for different dramas like Kashf and Kasak. He has remained exceptional in acting in Yahan Pyar Nahin Hai, Ishq Tamasha, Rasam, Aadat, Hania and Sun Yara.

Junaid Khan is all set for ‘Keh Do’ – Something exciting on the way!

We all know Junaid Khan from the all-time popular band The Call and no one had any idea that the lead singer would be...
Hina Altaf and Agha Ali recently got married. They appeared in Nida Yasir’s Eid Morning show and this interview turned out to be one of the best as it was their first appearance as couple in any show. The couple looked so adorable in light hued Eid dresses and their faces had a pleasurable glow. Hina and Agha Ali got married in May this year. Since then, they have been the center of attention and keep on sharing their love-filled pictures which make them gather the love of their fans and followers. Hina Says Agha is a Talented Make Up Artist During an interview on ARY Digital in Nida Yasir’s Eid Morning Show, Hina Altaf told the interviewer that Agha Ali makes her feel special every day. She revealed that is not only good as husband but also much talented as he does great makeup than her. She said, “Agha puts oil in my hair and even he blow-dried them last night. He even knows how to do my makeup, and I often ask him to do my makeup for videos”. Taking a chance of making the moment special, Agha Ali replied, “I am not as good as a makeup artist but I know how to do a bit of it. Hina’s face always looks good with less makeup.” Hina added, “He even straightened my hair”. Hina and Agha Call Each Other with Special Name Nida Yasir asked the newly-wed couple about what do they call each other, to which Hina replied we call each other “Jaan” but Agha does not like to use this word in public. Moreover, this interview revealed how much Hina Altaf and Agha Ali know each other for their likes and dislikes and it seems they have strong relationship. Here is Why Agha Ali Decided to Marry Hina Altaf Agha Ali shared that even today he finds it hard to believe that they are actually married. He said that if he had to mention one thing which became the reason why he chose Hina as his wife, it would be that Hina knows when to get frank with people and when to keep her distance. The fact that Hina does not reveal her personality to everyone, attracted Agha towards him. What Hina Thinks about Agha Ali? Hina expressed that apart from love there was a lot of respect which she felt for Agha Ali. She said that it is so important to keep on reminding each other why you fell in love and got married. Hina is absolutely in love with the kind of person Agha is. She thinks she can never be as good a person as her husband because he has so many great qualities like he is truthful and loyal. The one thing which attracted Hina towards Agha in the beginning was his sense of humor. Hina’s first impression of Agha was that he is a really serious person who probably gets upset easily. When they started interacting, she was surprised to know that Agha had a great sense of humor. He always made Hina laugh and that is the reason why she decided to spend the rest of her life with him. Here is how this interview went on and shared interesting things from Hina Altaf and Agha Ali’s new beginning of life!

Hina and Agha Ali’s Interesting Eid Show Interview after Marriage!

Hina Altaf and Agha Ali recently got married and appeared in Nida Yasir’s Eid Morning Show. This interview turned out to be one of...