boycott dollar

There has been no stopping the dollar’s rise and the rupee’s low against the greenback in the past few months.

Trends like #BoycottDollar, #SayNoToDollar, and #MadeInPakistan are emerging on Twitter and taking social media by storm.

On Monday, May 22nd, 2019, the USD reached an unparalleled high of PKR 152 in the open market.

Alongside the dollar’s rise have begun various social media campaigns to counter its effects on Pakistan’s economy.

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People are suggesting solutions to improve the economy and control the damage being caused by the dollar crisis.

Some are putting up lists of imported items so we know what not to buy, subsequently giving less business to US companies.

Naturally, the less US manufactured goods we buy, the less of them will be imported to Pakistan as per the simple rule of demand and supply.

This way, people will be left with no choice but to buy locally manufactured products.

While others have a remedy that can help kill two birds with one stone.

Some are seen patriotically selling off all the dollars they possess, as the less dollars are hoarded, the lesser its value should get.

Someone even went so far as to burn dollar notes in protest of its rise:

Many are also quoting China and Turkey, saluting their populations for having displayed exemplary patriotism when their nations required it from them.

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It seems that the #BoycottDollar trend is bringing people together, erasing the divide and anger long created between them by their political affiliations/preferences.

What do you think of the situation? How are you playing your part?

Let us know in the comments.

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