Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Lahorites spent Rs.500 million on Independence Day!

According to Daily Jang, Pakistan's most circulated newspaper, Lahorites spent Rs. 500,000,000 ($ 8,300,000) on Flags, Decorations, Lightings, Badges and other "Pakistan" labelled merchandise as they lavishly & enthuastically celebrated Pakistan's 58th Independence Day on 14th of August...

Whole-sale markets in Lahore sold some 15 million Flags, 150 million small paper flag packs (Jhandian) & 20 million badges as part of the celebrations.

Lahore is the provincial capital of Punjab province and the second biggest city in Pakistan...

9 comments:

Surrey405 said...

Dude thats fucked up? how do you they get all that money from? I used to live in Lahore a long time ago, people weren't that rich at that time.

Talha Masood said...

SO

the government is doing a good job

or is it the Venture capitalists

:p

Shirazi said...

Times are changing. One needs to get festive some times. No?

Punk Dervish said...

this year the election campaign gave a boost to independence day merchandise sales.

Hasan Mubarak said...

Just imagine...These are figures for Lahore only...What if we start adding Karachites, Isloos and the rest of Pakistanis.

The amount would be in billions...

Sana said...
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Sana said...

i wish they wud have spend tht much money on roads .........aaah! n e wayz hope tht dey'll do it next time!!n .....it was 59th or 58th independence day!! infact it was a very gud piece of information!!!

Anonymous said...

jitna bhi karch kar laye ish se kia hota hay. Aik din ka josh ha logoo mein, baad mein kisey ko itni parwa bhi nahi ka apni amalo ko theke karaye

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