Fawad Chaudhry Invites Elon Musk to Set Up Tesla EV Car Plant in Pakistan

Foreign Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, has invited Tesla’s owner, Elon Musk, to establish a car factory in Pakistan after the billionaire’s company shared its goal of producing half a million electric vehicles in its upcoming factory near Berlin.

Chaudhry tagged Musk in his tweet in response to a news story shared by Al-Arabiya while highlighting the benefits of starting an electric car factory in Pakistan.

Chaudhry made a logical argument that 68% of the world’s population lives within a 3.5 hours flight radius from Islamabad, making Pakistan an ideal spot for the export of electric vehicles.

The minister said that Pakistan offers ten years zero tax facility with duty-free import for factory set-up, adding that the country is also the 3rd biggest freelance market in terms of software exports.

The US automaker is planning to build its fourth factory in Gruenheide near Berlin where it will be producing 500,000 electric cars including Model 3 and Model Y along with future Tesla models.

The company aims to start the plant termed as Gigafactory in 2021. The plans are yet to undergo an environmental impact review as well as public consultation.

The American billionaire, however, hasn’t responded to Chaudhry’s tweet or invitation as of yet.

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      • Just because Australia’s biggest project was done over tweet and a certain US president conducts both foreign and domestic policy, as well threatens war, over tweet, doesn’t mean it’s professional.

      • Dost aap nay lagta hai…….Aaala taleem Twitter par hasil ke thi………….is it the professional way to call the investor……….Elon is not a street hawker………………Oh Taaill walay thora Taaill ider bhi day daina…..Fraud Chaudhry

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  • “68% of the world’s population lives within a 3.5 hours flight radius from Islamabad”

    He means India!!!

  • Fawad sb.
    We are proud of you.
    Doing such things which were never thought before.
    Keep it up..
    Nation need some one like you who think out of the box and thats what it means the team of all in one The Khan sb.

    Never give up … give this nation what they never dreamed off.

    We need electric cars that’s the fact.

  • In summers Electricity Load-shedding
    In winters Gas pressure problem
    Remains autumn & spring so after Electric Cars we ll be having metals only loosing aside basic necessities!


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