Federal Cabinet decides to form committee for preparing strategies for energy conservation

The Federal Cabinet has decided to form a committee for preparing long, medium and short term strategies for energy conservation in the country.      

The decision was taken at a meeting of federal cabinet held in Islamabad on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in the chair.

The committee headed by Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif will review the Energy efficiency and conservation measures implementation roadmap prepared by Ministry of Power.

The Prime Minister advised the Power Ministry to give a detailed briefing next week regarding power theft, line losses and their solution.

The Federal Cabinet strongly condemned the incident of firing on a school bus in Swat.

The cabinet also decided to add Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Rwanda, Slovakia and Belarus in the Business Visa list to promote business relations with these countries.  

Decision was also taken to extend family visit visa from one year to two years on the recommendation of the Ministry of Interior.

The Federal Cabinet approved the issuance of a 30-day non-extendable family visit category single entry visa on Travel/Asylum/Temporary documents certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

It also approved some additions to the Online Visa System.

On the recommendation of Ministry of Housing and Works, the Federal Cabinet also approved the allotment of 23 kanals of land on Nabha Road, Lahore to the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Lahore Registry.

Source: Radio Pakistan