Shaadi hall lights to shut at 9pm


Express April 20, 2010

LAHORE: A high level conference on resolving the power crisis was held for the second day on Tuesday, where it was decided that the government will enforce the closure of wedding halls at 9pm.

Federal Minister for Water and Power, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf chaired the meeting along with and chief ministers of all four provinces.

It was decided that all outstanding amounts from government institutions will be recovered to resolve the crisis. The idea of supplying equal amounts of energy and gas in every area of the country was discussed.

Participants were also informed of the possibility of getting electricity from Iran in 5 years time while rental power projects and saving schemes could save three thousand megawatts of energy.

It was proposed that CNG stations can be closed for 1 day a week to save gas that would be used in power plants.

COMMENTS (8)

Muhammad Sohail | 11 years ago | Reply The main reason of Energy shortage the goverment is not used solar energy method we are totaly depended on water system but other countries like china was used solar energy it is very affective.The goverment used other method for the production of energy.
Nadir El Edroos | 11 years ago | Reply There seems to be nothing creative or imaginative in any of the ideas that are coming out this conference. They are all a hash or rehash of previous ideas. The only difference is that they have never been implemented! Will the government be able to implement them today?
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