Today, it was reported that federal government was planning to make saturday a working day for public employees.
A notification was also circulated over social media .
A detailed summary was also presented for making Saturday a working day, with working hours ( 8:00 am to 3:00 pm). However, the news was fake.
THE REAL NEWS:
After the cabinet meeting by Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan today,the news of the six day working week has been debunked ,we have checked with sources .
The decided new timings”
- Monday – to- Friday ::8:00 am to 5:00 Pm
Two holidays in a week is international practice; It boost Tourism, and it Decrease depression in people. Revoking Saturday holiday Will be biggest violation against human rights In Pakistan. @PTIofficial #LoadWedding #EidwithARY #JummahMubarak #ISPR #JawaniPhirNahiAni2
Regarding abolishment of Saturday off in govt offices, while on one hand it could help facilitate people, on the other it was always an austerity measure (when factoring in utility/operational costs etc). Being bold would be to shift heavy govt work to night shift w/low tariff
Sir, Saturday off helps saving fuel, electricity and human energy too. So one can work whole week for as long as possible. Plz do not take our Saturday. As we do not have anything else for our families.