Pakistan’s the third-most populous country in the world. One of its provinces has decided to have a Friday work-from-home policy for its employees. in the latest in a series of decisions to save energy and avoid nationwide blackouts.
The move has been announced to save fuel and electricity. it is said by Taimur Khan Jhagra, finance minister of northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. He said in a video post on Twitter.
The move follows the federal government’s decision earlier this month. The decision to end Saturday as a workday and reduce the volume of fuel by 40% allocated to its employees.
Europe’s campaign to abandon Russian fuel is also hurting its plans. Plans to import cheaper fuel as part of the two-month administration of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Shehbaz Sharif came to power after months of political turmoil, struggles to control its declining currency.
The nation generated two-thirds of its electricity demand this month. Now Pakistan is leading to planned blackouts of more than 12 hours a day. Pakistan’s high temperature records in some parts of the country hurting businesses and routine lives.
The cash-strapped nation of some 220 million people has seen the cost of shipping fuel more than double to $17 billion.
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