Karachi 07, June 2022: Alfalah Investments takes the initiative to conserve energy & support the economy by adopting Work-from-Home culture and incorporating flexible Work Hours to reduce Fuel and Electricity consumption.
Government has also restored saturday holidays the public sector, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb announced on Tuesday, as the government seeks to implement austerity measures to rein in a spiralling cash crunch.
"Saturday offs have been restored. These are challenging times and it has been done to control this crisis," Aurangzeb said in a press briefing following a meeting of the federal cabinet.
In other measures, the cabinet approved slashing the petrol quota of government officials and the cabinet by 40 per cent. "So while we are asking people to sacrifice, we have begun these measures with the cabinet in order to pass on as little burden to the people as possible."
With regard to a recommendation by the power ministry to institute work-from-home policies in offices on Fridays to reduce demand for fuel and energy, Aurangzeb said the premier had formed a committee to devise a mechanism so "efficiency is not affected much and how we may benefit from it in an effective manner".