Federal cabinet mandates economy class travel for government officials

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The federal government has announced that all government officials must travel in economy class, in accordance with a cabinet decision.

 The Cabinet Division issued this clarification in a memo to all ministries and divisions in response to queries from government officials.

 The memo, issued by the deputy secretary of the Cabinet Division to the secretaries of all ministries and divisions, specified that ministers, state ministers, advisers, special assistants, and grade 22 officers would fly economy class when traveling abroad.

This regulation also extends to departments, corporations, regulatory bodies, and autonomous and semi-autonomous institutions affiliated with the ministries.