Media reports regarding our community engagement activities for each city are given below:
Karachi – Phase I
Quaid-e-Azam comes back to Karachi – Daily Times
The city witnessed a holographic speech by Jinnah which spoke about love, tolerance, peace, coexistence, religious harmony, and women empowerment.
Holographic Projections of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah – Youlin Magazine
For the first time in Pakistan, holographic projections of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah are being displayed across the country, in order to counter extremist narratives.
Hundreds witness Quaid-i-Azam’s holographic speech in Swat – DAWN News
MINGORA: Hundreds of people from different walks of life witnessed a holographic speech of Quaid-i-Azam at the Grassy ground here on Saturday evening, which quoted excerpts from speeches of Jinnah dating back to the time of partition and the creation of Pakistan.
“Jinnah’s hologram screened in Kasur.” – Express Tribune
This hologram screening is an amazing way to bring awareness in small communities such as Kasur because people don’t usually have access to the internet or libraries. Jinnah himself talking to us feels more real and intimate,” said a man named Yaseen Ali from the audience.
“Jinnah ‘addresses’ people through hologram.” – The Nation
Father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah came back to life to address the people who are beginning to forget his ideals.
“Jinnah is back to reinvigorate unity.” – The Daily Times
Hologram screenings of Quaid-e-Azam Jinnah’s speeches about interfaith harmony and tolerance were held to revive Quaid-e-Azam’s idea of a pluralist Pakistan.
“Jinnah delivers address on social cohesion to people of Kasur”– Pakistan Today
“It was a surreal experience because not everyone knows that Jinnah spoke about issues such as justice, minority rights and women empowerment,” said Aroon Arthur, a representative of the Christian community.
“Jinnah’s hologram tours Kasur with message of unity.” – DAWN
We wish to propagate Jinnah’s vision of a plural Pakistan to every village and city of Pakistan for it is very important that we as a nation take measures to prevent our social fabric from being destroyed by extremists,” said Maha Usman, a representative of Aik — Better Together.
“You can now see Quaid-e-Azam deliver speeches in life-size holographic form.” – Trending.pk
A company is trying to revive Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s idea of pluralist Pakistan by holding hologram screenings across Pakistan
“Quaid-e-Azam Life-Size Hologram Delivers Speeches.” – Research Snipers
The hologram screening of Quaid-e-Azam was held in Kasur where the hologram talked about the importance of tolerance, faith, and unity. The hologram technology was witnessed by thousands of people in Kasur.
“Jinnah ready to come to life for Pakistan again.” – Daily Times
The hologram content of the projections has been collected by various speeches of Muhammad Ali Jinnah where he spoke about interfaith harmony, women empowerment, coexistence and social cohesion.
“Quaid’s hologram” – The News
The activity is aimed to promote Quaid’s teachings of peace, tolerance, interfaith harmony and unity among the people. It is to remind the nation of the principles over which Quaid fought for us; empowering the women of Pakistan, making this country a place where every faith could have a respectable place, and to work hard for a prosper Pakistan.
“Quaid-e-Azam Is Delivering Speeches In Hologram Form Around Pakistan And It’s Pretty Epic.” – Mangobaaz
Hive believes that the Quaid’s messages of strength, tolerance, coexistence, and empowerment have been lost somewhere in our social system. They have brought him back in hologram form to teach us how to be better humans and all together be better Pakistanis.
“This Futuristic Hologram Brings Quaid-e-Azam’s Inspiring Speeches to Life” – Pro Pakistani
Last Saturday, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah could be seen as if he had come back to life to address people of Kasur, reminding them of the long-forgotten values upon which Pakistan was built.
“You can see now life-size hologram of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah delivered speeches at Baldia Chowk Kasur.” – Daily Jiddat
You can now see the life-size hologram of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah delivered speeches at Baldia Chowk, National Bank Chowk, and Railway Station in Kasur.
“You can now see Quaid-e-Azam deliver speeches in life-size holographic form.” – Mag Weekly
For the first time in Pakistan, the people of Kasur witnessed the hologram of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah delivering speeches about interfaith harmony and tolerance.
Karachi – Phase II
This is an elaborate piece written by renowned journalist, Peerzada Salman. His story tells how Jinnah would have felt in present day Pakistan. He wrote, “Pakistan is here forever, but it saddens him (Muhammad Ali Jinnah) to see that nowadays there’s a rich-poor disparity, a debate on Muslims versus non-Muslims, and a conflict between majority and minority. It makes him think, did we get this country to do injustice to people and to take away their rights? No, not at all. We are the custodians of a great tradition of justice and equality”
Rimsha Khan wrote about the hologram technology and the messages of Jinnah through it. She also commended the efforts of Hive Pakistan in recreating the speech.
BOL News covered the overall objectives of the screening as well as the social media users engaging with hashtags on Twitter.
This is a detailed piece about the holographic screenings and the events around it. It also shares quotes of participants who came to watch Jinnah’s speech. “My cousin is visiting us from Hyderabad, we were planning to go to Quaid’s Mausoleum but I got to know about this event through my uncle and I took him here instead. I’m glad I made this decision because it is a once in a lifetime experience. We also loved how Jinnah spoke about ending terrorism and educating our youth with best resources available. I’m never going to forget this day.”
The story covers the previous rounds of screenings in different cities along with the recent ones in Karachi. “Team Hive have screened 16 holographic projections of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s speeches at different locations including Karachi, Swat, Lahore and Kasur. The projections include speeches of Muhammad Ali Jinnah where he spoke about interfaith harmony, women empowerment, coexistence, and social cohesion. Like the one he delivered on Pakistan’s Constituent Assembly on 11th August, 1947.”
Digital magazine, Parhlo.com uploaded a news story from the holographic event at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University and Christian Missionary School. It also gave a brief recap of previous holographic screenings in different parts of the country.
Imkaan TV is a Sindhi news channel that covered the highlights of events at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University and Christian Missionary School as well as the new rickshaws launched in Karachi.
GTV is a leading international and national television network. The channel showed highlights of the hologram screenings on broadcast but unfortunately there’s no link online. However, here’s a video that our team managed to upload on Google Drive.