Parvez feels strongly for quarantined people

Speaker convenes Punjab Assembly session next weak

By: News Desk      Published: 10:51 PM, 1 May, 2020
Parvez feels strongly for quarantined people
Lawmakers and PA staff should undergo coronavirus test.

Speaker of Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has felt strong concerns for protesting quarantined patients who took to streets against health authorities.

“Patients in the quarantines have never taken out a procession. Such a protest questions Health Department’s performance, Parvez said while chairing a meeting of a special body of parliamentary parties on Friday.

Law Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja, Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari as well as MPAs Sardar Ovais Leghari, Malik Nadeem Kamran, Samiullah Khan, Ahmad Ali Aulakh, Sajid Ahmad Khan Bhatti, Muhammad Muaviya, Khwaja Salman Rafique, Amin Zulqarnain and Nazir Chohan, Secretary Assembly Mohammad Khan Bhatti and DG Parliamentary Affairs Inayatullah Lak.

Parvez convened the session of the Punjab Assembly on May 8, Friday at 2 pm in Lahore. He told the meeting that the Punjab Assembly session has been convened keeping in view the protective measures of the World Health Organization.

 “It is our responsibility to practice health protection principles, if God-forbid anyone is hit by this virus then other members can also be affected. Keeping in view the responsibility of patronage of the House it is my duty to care Provincial Assembly Punjab about health of all members, all parties should implement the SOPs decided in the consultative meeting.

The meeting after consultation decided that members of all parties and PA staff should undergo coronavirus test.