Pindi's business centers, shopping malls to close at 9 pm from Monday.

RAWALPINDI -- All the markets, business centers and shopping malls in Rawalpindi division like other parts of Punjab would close at 9 pm from Monday.

The Punjab government as part of an energy conservation plan has decided to close markets at 9 pm and a notification in this regard has been issued.

According to a notification, the Governor Punjab has fixed the closing hours of the business centers, shops and establishments.

All the shops, whole sale and retail, shopping malls, bakeries and confectioneries, offices, store rooms, go-downs, warehouses or places of work would close at 9 pm.

Meanwhile, restaurants, clubs, tandoors, eating houses, cafes, cinemas, theatres, circus or other places of public amusement or entertainment would close at 11;30 pm.

However, the exceptions would be for pharmacies and medical stores, hospitals, laboratories, petrol pumps, CNG stations...

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