- Pak Army declares every Friday as “Dry Day”
- Government transportation won’t be used on Fridays
- Transport will only be used in case of emergencies
According to ARY News, Pakistan armed forces will observe a “Dry Day” every Friday and will not use government transportation other than for emergency situations.
The military training and exercises will be carried out near the cantonment areas instead of far-flung areas.
Unnecessary movements will be controlled to reduce the expenditures from the national exchequer considering the current economic crises in the country.
Pak army has pledged to not allow any shortfall in its military capabilities and ensured national security and defense with the available resources.
Along with the above measures, online conferences and the use of technology will also be promoted to reduce unnecessary mobility, saving precious national reserves.
These steps will allow the army to contribute to strengthening Pakistan’s economy and will help battle the current fuel crises that have heavily gripped the nation.
The armed forces have signed multiple agreements in the Pakistani currency for the purchases of military equipment.
It’s important to note that the Pakistan army recently deposited PKR 6 billion that were saved from the allotted coronavirus funds.
The army also deposited PKR 935 billion to the national exchequer in terms of direct and indirect taxes and duties in the last 5 years.