ISLAMABAD: The administration of the federal capital has decided to shut off street lights around the area of Faizabad Interchange as the sit-in by protesters of a religious party continues into its third week.
The decision was taken during a meeting presided over by Islamabad Commissioner Zulfiqar Haider.
The high-level huddle also discussed the problems being faced by the people due to the sit-in.
The meeting also agreed to resume the services of the metro bus service, which has been suspended for 14 days. The hardships of shopkeepers also came under discussion, added sources.
Students of schools and colleges have also suffered as their commute time has increased significantly.
Major roads of the federal capital have also been blocked by containers to mitigate the risk of the protests spilling over.