Sub-committee formed to oversee parliament lodges’ issues

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri Tuesday constituted a sub-committee to oversee the different issues and projects at the parliament lodges and MNAs’ hostel.
A four member committee, headed by Member of National Assembly (MNA) Sher Ali Arbab, comprising Aliya Kamran, Munawara Bibi Baloch and Naseeba Channa will look into the maintenance, cleanliness, repairing and other ancillary issues at the area.
The NA deputy speaker while chairing the standing committee on house and library here expressed his displeasure over non-professionalism of Capital Development Authority (CDA) to handle the various projects and tasks related with both the properties.
He said that Parliament Lodges and MNAs’ Hostel was a public property and each penny should be spent keeping in view the principle of durability.
The committee members complained about the poor standard of cleanliness in the area.
They pointed out that sub-standard materials were being utilized in maintenance work in the lodges and MNAs Hostel.
They were of a view that same work was being done again and again which is wastage of public money.
Qasim Khan Suri instructed the CDA to allocate budget for maintenance and repair of MNAs’ Hostel as the members of the Committee complained that overall condition in the MNAs’ hostel was not up to living condition. – APP