Pakistan Changes Time In A Bid To Save Power

July 2008
Asia Monitor: South Asia Monitor;Jul2008, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p5
Country Report
The article focuses on the initiatives of the Pakistan government in solving the power insufficiency problem of the country. The government decided to set its clocks forward an hour, making them six hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), instead of five hours, to utilize the extra hours of daylight in the evening. Shopping centers are asked to close at nine in the evening and government offices are ordered to keep their air conditioning off for the first three hours of the working day.


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