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Tim Hortons craze in cash-strapped Pakistan draws severe flak on internet

Tim Hortons, a popular Canadian coffee shop brand, has opened its first outlet in Lahore, Pakistan.

On the day of the much-anticipated Launch of the coffee giant, which drew mixed reviews from internet users, long lineups were spotted.

Despite the fact that many others were pleased with the introduction of the Canadian coffee brand, some people were dissatisfied with the high cost of the things displayed.

Others claim that there are now long lines of individuals willing to pay exorbitant prices for a cup of coffee in a country struggling to survive.

But at least they have their daily dosage of coffee to help them get through these trying times.

On the other hand, Some Pakistani netizens criticised the huge lines outside the freshly opened store.

The Pakistani Tim Hortons has generated a slew of hilarious memes on social media. 

Internet users have been creating and spreading memes to express their feelings about the brand’s debut in the country.

They are making witty jokes and pop cultural references.

Tim Hortons’ expansion into South Asia, which has lately seen the opening of outlets in the Philippines and India, includes the opening of a shop in Lahore.

Tim Hortons is seeking to compete in Pakistan with well-established regional coffee chains and worldwide brands.

Brands such as Starbucks, therefore the brand’s success in Lahore is positive.

Long queues of individuals ready to pay outrageous amounts for a cup of coffee are now present in a country that is battling to survive.

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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.


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