Sarfraz Ahmed gets the all-new BMW X1

Dewan motors and JS Bank take immense pleasure in presenting all-new BMW X1, sports activity vehicle to our national hero Mr. Sarfraz Ahmed, captain of Pakistan’s Cricket Team.

On behalf of our chairman, Dewan Yousuf Farooqui, and our chief executive officer, Ms Nabiha Dewan Yousuf; Dewan Motors is pleased to present the all-new BMW X1, sport activity vehicle (SAV) to our national hero, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Captain of the Pakistan Cricket Team” said Mr. Kashif Riaz, Director Operations at Dewan Motors.

“It is under Sarfraz Ahmed’s brave and visionary leadership that Pakistan won its third major ICC tournament. He not only let from the front, but inspired every single team member to raise their level to invincible heights. “Joy” is the core brand value of BMW and Sarfraz Ahmed has filled our entire nation with “Joy” and we are sure that this BMW X1 will bring joy to Sarfraz Ahmed and his family”, added Mr. Kashif Riaz.

Present at the ceremony, both Dewan Motors’ and JS Bank’s management jointly handed over the keys of the brand-new BMW X1 sDrive18i to the wining captain at Dewan Motors sales office in Karachi.

“Sarfraz Ahmed is an exceptional cricketer and a tremendous inspiration for the whole nation. His leadership and performance throughout the Champions Trophy will last forever in our minds. The way he led our young cricket team in such a pressure tournament was remarkable. We hope that he continues to serve Pakistan and inspires our youth for years to come”, said Mr. Kamran Jafar, Group Head – Corporate & Retail Banking at JS Bank.

“Sales of BMW X1 is doing well and approximately 400 units of BMW X1 were sold since its launch here in Pakistan and furthermore selling BMW vehicles is an immense pride and brings about lots of joy. BMW X1 is an entry level sports vehicle also referred as ‘sport activity vehicle” SAV, and collaboration with JS Bank has also improved sales of BMW X1 and other BMW vehicles. Dewan Motors currently has five sales and after-sales facilities in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad and in near future Faisalabad will also feature the list of cities where Dewan Motors would be present”, said Ms. Saba Hoor Head of Sales & Marketing at Dewan Motors.



ON MY WAY TO WONDERLAND by Obaid ur Rahman

Sanat Initiative Art gallery brought something very unique and new for art fraternity by exhibiting 3d street-art with chalk at their gallery with exhibits from Obaid-ur-Rahman.


Speaking to our correspondent 3D artist Obaid-ur-Rahman informed that this is his first solo exhibition and it’s also first time when 3D street-art with chalk in being exhibited/displayed at any art gallery for which thanked Mr. Amin Merchant from Sanat Initiative Art gallery for appreciating his art-work and giving him an opportunity to exhibit his art here at Sanat.


Obaid-ur-Rahman started painting three years ago on paper, initially all paintings were on paper then he proceeded to paint on hard-boards and then on-wards to walls. After some time all walls were utilized from there on he moved out where the world was waiting for him.


Without any proper training nor degree from any art school meant that he was on his own and with any backing of art school it was very difficult for Obaid-ur-Rahman to get recognized but social media helped. He searched all over internet for 3D Chalk Art and found many artist of his type. One of them was Tracey Leestum from America who became an inspiration for him. Tracey Leestum was amazed with his art-work which was without any proper training, she not only praised his art-work but also encouraged him to move out of box.


Participating in an exhibition in Germany was an amazing experience for him where participation with legends meant a lot, future plans are to participate in exhibitions in USA,  again in Germany and more solo shows here in Karachi.