Sindh Notifies New Closing Time for All Markets

The Government of Sindh has issued a notification announcing the closure of markets at 9:00 pm throughout the province to save energy given the power shortfall across the country.

According to the notification, the closure of markets will be applicable from today, 17 June 2022.

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The wedding halls have been given an ultimatum to end all events before 10:30 pm as well, whereas the restaurants can stay open till 11:00 pm.

The notification excludes medical stores, CNG stations, and petrol pumps.

The decision regarding the closure of markets was discussed a few days ago in a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif. The meeting had been attended by Chief Ministers of Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, and Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK).



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