Area-based load shedding from Tuesday, shops to close at 8pm

The government has decided to start area-based specific-time load shedding in the country from tomorrow (Tuesday).

The residents of the specific area will be informed before the load shedding.

Energy Advisor to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury and State Minister for the Ministry of Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said at a meeting at PMO on Monday.

“There will be one to two hours of load shedding per day. And all the shops will remain closed after 8 pm,” the energy adviser said.

Besides, petrol pumps will also remain shut once a week. The government and private offices will continue virtually.

The ACs’ of all mosques will be kept off to save electricity.

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