Pakistan Standard Time

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Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) is UTC+05:00 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. This time zone is in use during standard time in: Asia.


The current Pakistan time (PKT) became effective at midnight between 30 April and 1 May 1954. Pakistan Standard Time is Taken From a Village Masroor" Near Tehsil Shakargarh" District Narowal City.[citation needed]

Daylight saving time[edit]

Daylight saving time is no longer observed in Pakistan.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gap analysis on Energy Efficiency institutional arrangements in Pakistan, Asif Masood, pp.44, 2010, UN ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific), United Nations, ... In 2002, Pakistan introduced Daylight Savings Time [sic] (DST) ... met with public controversy and resistance was discontinued the same year. During the energy crisis of 2007–2008, the Government once again announced DST during summer season. It was implemented for almost two years before it was discontinued in 2010 because of the same public controversy and resistance ...