A notification has been issued on 8th June 2022 in connection with the Federal Govt Restore Saturday Holiday by the Government of Pakistan, Cabinet Secretariat Establishment Division Islamabad.Further detail of said notification in same is as under;
Restoration Saturday Holiday 2022 Federal
No. 6/1/2007-D-2: Federal Government is pleased to restore Saturday as a weekly holiday with immediate effect. The government offices shall observe the following office timings: –
The new office timings are as under for 5 working days:
|Monday to Thursday||0800 HRS to 1600 HRS|
|Zohar Prayer Break|
|Friday||0800 HRS to 1600 HRS|
|Jumma Prayer Break 1230 HRS to 1430 HRS|
All the Federal Government Offices will follow the two days double weekend (Saturday and Sunday) and the new office timing will be observed in true letter and spirit.
Furthermore, the cabinet meeting would ratify the decisions of the Economic Coordination Committee on June 3, and a plan for load shedding would be presented by the Power Division.
The information minister added that the cabinet meeting was briefed on ways to reduce load shedding and better the energy situation. It was also informed that the supply chain was facing shortages because fuel deals had not been made by the previous government.
The minister claimed that the former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was unable to implement the projects which were started during the PML-N’s previous regime.