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Imran Khan to Meet Tesla’s Executives to Discuss Launching Electric Cars in Pakistan

A recent development has revealed that Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet with the executives at Tesla Motors to discuss investment opportunities in the Pakistani Electric Vehicle (EV) market.

The news came from the renowned tv anchor, journalist, and columnist, Sabir Shakir, via a video clip shared on Javed Afridi’s social media page.

Note: The discussion about this development begins at 17:40.


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In the video, Sabir Shakir states that Javed Afridi (one of Pakistan’s most influential businessmen and a key stakeholder in MG Pakistan) has already had a couple of meetings with the officials at Tesla Motors. He said that the world’s largest and most prolific EV maker has already expressed interest in investing in the Pakistani automotive market.

Pakistan’s new EV policy was introduced by the government late last year, wherein it had announced a number of benefits and incentives for both interested investors in the local EV sector and potential buyers.


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Javed Afridi has been at the forefront of campaigning for EVs to be made the norm in Pakistan. Additionally, MG, of which Afridi is a key stakeholder, is also set to introduce the ZS EV in Pakistan, reportedly in the first quarter of 2021.

The video also showed Sabir Shakir highlight that the economy of the country is on a rapid upward trajectory and is likely to yield a number of positive outcomes, especially for the automotive sector.

    • Asal main ye bohat arsay say senate kay liay koshish kar raha hai ab ye is tarhaan say number bana raha hai, kkeypia hai

  • Oh bhai mazaq aisa kro jo samjh aye. Yeh to bohot lambi chor dee aapnah. Hahahaha.. news source is sabir shakir hahahaha

  • I was standing Read this headline and twirrelled sit back on a bench behind.

    Here’s my plan the latest Tesla Aspiration 25k $ hatchback made in Pakistan will be WOW

  • Agar india mei official ho gayi hai tesla tou pakistan mei bhi ho sakti hai. Pakistani EV policy bhi ab kafi investors attract kar rahi hai. Secondly, Javed Afridi ne bhi tweet kiya hai “Tesla in Pakistan” tou kya pata k waqai tesla aa jaye.

    • Masla ye he ke tesla ke pas hath me itna cash nhi jis tarah apple wgera ke pas he, wo company abi tk loss me chali jayi he, yani ke on ka profit stable nhi, or india me market bht bari he is liye waha pr onki sales zyada ho gi, is liye wo waha gae he.

      • bhai tera demag tou set hai? Tesla konse loss mei jaa rahi hai? Tesla ka owner Elon Musk dunya ka sab se ameer banda hai aur tum keh rahey ho k uss k pas cash nahi hai. Pakistan mei bhi kafi bari market hai

  • Tesla makes luxury EVs. They do not cater to developing markets. 50K USD for their basic car is way too much. I do not think we should promote Tesla. However we should only allow Hybrid and electric cars in Pakistan. We should ban all cars with internal combustion engine if they are not hybrid.

    • Tesla is planning to release 25K USD car within the next couple of years. 25K is the duty Pakistanis pay on imported vehicles. There’s a market there and Pakistan also has serious energy issues that Tesla can help with and profit from.

  • Tesla owner Eion Musk already refused to launch PayPal in Pakistan, so how can we expect Tesla, no way

  • I think Pakistan have to wait a decade for Telsa..
    Pakistan automobile industry struggling for basic Hybrid.
    Hope Generation X avail Telsa…

  • Imran khan knows good that how to collect taxes from rich people from pakistanis he is doing good

  • Could be possible the launch of the Tesla in Pakistan, but it will be dream for common man, it’s advantage for the people who are affording BMW, Lexus, Landcruiser and other luxurious cars in Pakistan.
    Common man will look for Chinese EVs.


  • How many in Pakistan have the potential to afford a tesla. We don’t need tesla but we need reduction in auto sector taxes. Bring in ferrari and bugatti next, who cares.

  • Do you have a reliable source of info, not amateur youtuber, pakistan got a black out in the beginning of the month, pakistan don’t have electric charging station and overall tesla is expensive.
    It’s insane to bring tesla in Pakistan

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