Business Community For Switching To Daylight Saving Time From March 29.
Islamabad, 19 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Local businessmen in a meeting chaired by Mian Shaukat Masud, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that trade and industry had achieved better results during last summer from the experience of Daylight Saving Time daylight saving time (DST), time observed when clocks and other timepieces are set ahead so that the sun will rise and set later in the day as measured by civil time. (DST (1) (DeSTination) Contrast with SRC, which is an abbreviation of "source."
(2) (Digital Signal Trust Company, Salt Lake City, UT, www.digsigtrust.com) An organization that sets up and manages PKI systems for companies and industry groups. ). Therefore, they demanded that to maintain this good practice, government should switch to daylight saving time by advancing clocks by one hour with effect from March 29, 2009. They said major stakeholders Stakeholders
All parties that have an interest, financial or otherwise, in a firm-stockholders, creditors, bondholders, employees, customers, management, the community, and the government. in the power supply sector also tend to favour its continuity in the future in order to conserve power. Supporting the opinion of business community, Mian Shaukat Masud said that this measure will not only improve the productivity and performance of trade and industry, it will also help reduce the effects of power shortage during summer season because this practice is supposed to prove as a good energy conservation measure. The practice of advancing clocks by one hour in March and reverting re·vert
intr.v. re·vert·ed, re·vert·ing, re·verts
1. To return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief.
2. Law To return to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. to their original position in October is being exercised by many European and Western countries including USA and the Pakistani nation can also benefit from its positive results, he said. Businessmen desired that Daylight Saving Time should start from Sunday 29th March 2009 because Sunday was a good day to start such a schedule as it was generally a holiday and there will be minimum repercussions repercussions npl → répercussions fpl
repercussions npl → Auswirkungen pl of switching to new time schedule. Moreover, switching to this practice will also keep our time gap with Europe to a minimum, they concluded.
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