| GEO Pakistan|
| Cabinet Oks proposal to advance clocks by one hour from April 15|
| Updated at: 1659 PST, Wednesday, April 08, 2009|
ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to advance clocks in the country by one hour from April 15 to conserve energy.
Briefing journalists at National Press Club,here Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira said for taking advantage of the availability of sunlight during summer, the cabinet approved to introduce daylight savings by advancing clocks by one hour (GMT + 6) w.e.f. April 15.
This will help to conserve 250 to 300 MW on average electricity daily, he added.