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Ramadan 2023: No loadshedding during sehr, iftar and taraweeh

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  • PM directs uninterrupted supply of electricity.
  • Electricity supply must be ensured during sehri, iftar and taraweeh. 
  • Additional transformers to be available in case transformer fails, it adds. 

ISLAMABAD: On the instructions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, the Ministry of Energy announced on Wednesday that no loadshedding will be carried out at sehriftar and taraweeh during the holy month of Ramadan

PM Shehbaz has directed an uninterrupted supply of electricity during Ramadan after which the ministry issued directives to the power distribution companies in this regard. 

The ministry has asked the DISCOS that the electricity supply must be ensured during sehriiftar and taraweeh. “There will be zero load management an hour before and after sehr while one hour before iftar and three hours after,” it added. 

It also said that control rooms will be established at the operation circle level to ensure an uninterrupted supply of power. Moreover, special teams have been formed to address the grievances of the people at a division and sub-division level.

It also said that additional transformers and trolleys will be available in case a transformer fails to work.

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet today (Wednesday) in Peshawar for the Ramadan ul Mubarak 1444 AH moon.

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Saudi Arabia rewards brave police officer ASP Shehrbano with a royal pension.

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Sources claim that when the two met at the Saudi embassy, where the ambassador was entertaining the courageous female officer, the diplomat gave ASP Shehrbano the information.

The Saudi ambassador praised the police officer’s bravery and assured her that her family’s travel expenses to Saudi Arabia as a royal guest will be covered by the Saudi royal family.

He gave the ASP high marks for her poise and selfless dedication to her work in managing an agitated environment.

One day before, the Gulberg ASP visited the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir, at General Headquarters.

The head of the army acknowledged the significant contribution Pakistani women made to society as a whole.

He was cited as adding, “Since independence, Pakistani women have made a name for themselves both at home and abroad thanks to their skill, perseverance, and determination.

Additionally, ASP Shehrbano’s name was suggested by IG Punjab Usman Anwar for the Quied e Azam Police award.

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Islamabad, DC, is sentenced to six months in prison for defamatory remarks.

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday sentenced Deputy Commissioner Irfan Nawaz Memon to six months in prison after finding that he had committed contempt of court.

The deputy commissioner’s maintenance of public order (MPO) against PTI politician Shehryar Afridi was declared unlawful by the court. However, Saddar SP was cleared of all allegations by the IHC.

The court fined SSP operations Rs0.1 million and sentenced them to four months in jail.

In addition, the court declared that the punishment would be deferred for one month. In addition to fining SHO Nasir Manzoor Rs 0.1 million, the court also condemned him to two months in prison.

The court additionally declared that if an appeal is filed within 30 days and the deputy commissioner’s sentence is not suspended,

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The government declares March 2 a public holiday.

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In the province capital, Madhu Lal Hussain’s 436th annual three-day urs festivities will get underway on Saturday.

Secretary Auqaf Dr. Tahir Raza will execute the customary chador laying on the saint’s grave to kick off the urs festivities.

On this occasion, ulema Mushaikh, members of the Religious Committee, and a sizable crowd of devotees will take part.

For the Urs gift, the Auqaf Department has set up Rs 459,000. The agency and local police put together impenetrable security plans for the guests.

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