Canada: Energy economies: Spain calls for abandoning the costume-tie

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The head of government usually wears costume and tie during its public commitments, especially during the press conferences

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the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez called this Friday to follow his example and fall for the tie for Reduce the energy bill by using air conditioning.

"I would like you to note that I do not wear a tie," said Sánchez, all smiles, showing the open collar of his shirt at a press conference at

Madrid . Energy savings

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"This means that we can all save money from an energy point of view," he continued, adding that he has asked his ministers and administrations to do the same and calling on the private sector to imitate them.

"If it is not already the case, I would like you not to carry a tie when it is not necessary," he said to the address of the business world. "This is also how we can contribute to energy savings that are so necessary in our country," he concluded.

Urgent measures

He also announced that the government would adopt Monday in the Council of Ministers "a set of urgent measures" to save energy, "in the line of what other European countries do". He did not provide details.

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Spain has taken several measures lately to reduce its energy bill as part of the efforts claimed by Brussels to end European Russian gas dependence.

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