Schools, hospitals to have one off day: CM Raisani

Express May 03, 2010

QUETTA: Balochistan government exempted educational institutions and hospital from two weekly off days on Monday.

Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Muhammad Aslam Khan Raisani made this announcement in the session of Balochistan Assembly. 

The assembly met today under the chairmanship of Speaker Muhammad Aslam Bhootani. Raisani announced that a weekly off day will be observed by hospitals and schools on Sundays only.

Earlier on a point of order Balochistan Minister for Irrigation Sardar Aslam Bizenjo observed that the two weekly off days is badly affecting the educational sector, and is also causing serious problems in hospitals. 

Members of assembly also protested over the long hours of loadshedding in the province, saying that it has paralysed the agricultural sector. They demanded an early ending to loadshedding.


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