ISLAMABAD: The federal government has introduced its nationwide energy-saving programme beneath which it has been determined that marriage ceremony halls will shut by 10pm and markets at 8pm.
Defence Minister Khawaja Asif addressed a press convention flanked by Federal Minister for Info Marriyum Aurangzeb and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs Qamar Zaman Kaira after a gathering of the federal cupboard on Tuesday.
He mentioned that it has been determined to shut marriage ceremony halls at 10pm, whereas the markets and eating places can be closed at 8pm.
The markets around the globe shut by 6pm however ours are open until 2am, he added.
“If 20% of the employees are despatched for work at home on rotational foundation, this can save Rs56 billion,” mentioned the minister.
He additionally shared that the federal authorities was recommending switching avenue lights on alternately which is able to save about Rs4 billion.
“The federal government can be introducing e-bikes which is able to section out the bikes that use petrol. The federal government is negotiating with the businesses to section out the bikes that use petrol and modify the present bikes,” mentioned Asif.
The minister mentioned that the federal government is reaching out to all 4 provinces to tell them in regards to the coverage and take them on board. He mentioned that it’s a nationwide programme and can be launched with consensus.
The train can be accomplished within the subsequent two days, he added.
Asif mentioned that the nation can’t afford the present dwelling situations as it’s going by an critical financial scenario.
“We have to change our habits if we wish to dwell inside our means,” mentioned the defence minister.
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