Thursday, December 2, 2021

Four-member committee formed to ensure COVID-19 tests of parliamentarians

test

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has taken notice of the consistent increase in coronavirus cases among legislators and workers at the Parliament House, ARY News reported on Thursday.

A four-member committee headed by Senate’s Additional Secretary Service Hafeezullah Shaikh has been formed to ensure coronavirus tests of all parliamentarians. The committee also include Director-General Protocol Tariq Bin Waheed, Faheem Ashraf and Mukhtar Ahmed.

The committee was assigned a task to ensure COVID-19 tests of all parliament members. The committee will also coordinate with National Institute of Health – Islamabad and National Assembly (NA) Secretariat.

Earlier on Wednesday, the administration of the Parliament’s dispensary had warned the Senate Secretariat regarding the disastrous consequences of the spread of COVID-19 among legislators and employees.

The administration asked the higher authorities to pay attention to the spread of infections. In a letter, the administration detailed that 67 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 out of 382 tests conducted in the parliament and the rate of positive cases stood at 17 per cent.

Facebook Notice for EU!
You need to login to view and post FB Comments!

Latest Posts

LATEST NEWS