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Federal Cabinet decides to form committee to prepare energy conservation strategies

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

The decision was taken at a federal cabinet meeting held in Islamabad on Tuesday, chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

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

The Prime Minister has advised the Department of Energy to give a detailed briefing next week regarding the power theft, line losses and their solution.

The Federal Cabinet has strongly condemned the shooting incident at a school bus in Swat.

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

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

The Federal Cabinet has approved the issuance of a 30-day non-extendable single entry visa in the family visit category 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 the Ministry of Housing and Works, the Federal Cabinet has also approved the allocation of 23 kanals of land in Nabha Road, Lahore to the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Lahore Registry.