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Federal Govt announces to close markets and restaurants at 8 pm

Federal Govt announces to close markets and restaurants at 8 pm

Federal Govt announces to close markets and restaurants at 8 pm

Federal Govt announces to close markets and restaurants at 8 pm

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  • Khawaja Asif said marriage halls should be closed at 10 pm.
  • Defence Minister said that 61 percent of the country’s water is used for agriculture.
  • He said country markets open at noon and we don’t make the most of the daylight.
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ISLAMABAD: Federal Government has announced to close of markets and restaurants at 8 pm to under an energy conservation plan.

Federal Defence Khawaja Asif, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, and Minister of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas Qamar Zaman Kaira while holding a news conference in Islamabad said that marriage halls should be closed at 10 pm while markets and restaurants will be closed at 8 pm.

Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that 20 percent of the workforce in government offices has been proposed to work from home, while this process will save 56 billion rupees annually.

He said that the measures will save a lot in terms of fuel, and will inform the four provinces on various issues in two days.

Khawaja Asif said that 61 percent of the country’s water is used for agriculture. He said in the morning country markets open at noon as nation we don’t make the most of the daylight.

He said that the country is currently suffering from serious economic problems. He said, “If we want to live within our means, then we have to spread our feet by looking at the chador.”

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The defense minister said that Pakistan is the only country where markets are open till late at night and it is a long story that will be known in the coming days.

He said that he will discuss the policy with all the provinces tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. The Prime Minister has confirmed the statement of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto. The Foreign Minister has expressed the sentiments of the entire nation in his statement against India.

 

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Khawaja Asif further said that the movie of Toshakhana will continue to run and it’s enough will be done. He said doors of bad intentions in Toshakhana have been closed forever.

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