Asad Qaiser examines seating arrangements for NA session
ISLAMAVAD-Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has ordered for making mandatory for all to wear face masks and follow health guidelines and precautionary measures to minimize spread of Coronavirus.
He passed these remarks while visiting the National Assembly Hall in Islamabad today (Tuesday) to examine the seating arrangements in the building for ongoing session of the Lower House.
The Speaker ordered for making new seating arrangement following the principle of social distancing to contain spread of corona virus.
He was apprised that as per new seating arrangements, seats in the Hall have been placed at distance of two meters.
It was told that visitor’s galleries would remain closed during the sittings of the Assembly with minimum presence of secretariat staff. Regarding presence of media in Press Gallery, same principle has been observed while making seating arrangement for media in the press gallery.
The Speaker expressed his satisfaction over the new seating arrangement, however, he directed for disinfection of Assembly Hall, chambers and offices on daily basis.