ISLAMABAD, Jan 23 (APP): The Parliament House will remain closed for three days from Monday to Wednesday as a precautionary measure after a short circuit in the building on Sunday.
National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani immediately took notice of the situation and directed the authorities concerned to immediately check the electric wiring of the building and address the problem.
Yesterday, there was a short circuit in Parliament.
Thank God, there was no significant harm.
However, all offices on premises will be closed until Jan 26, 2023, to carry out maintenance & conduct a thorough evaluation of structure to prevent similar incidents in future. pic.twitter.com/fiu1Ha5Yge
— National Assembly of 🇵🇰 (@NAofPakistan) January 23, 2023
They have also directed the concerned officials to secure the wiring and cleaned entire the building thoroughly. All employees of the National Assembly and Senate will work from home.
According to a statement issued by the Senate Secretariat, there was no loss of life or property in the incident.
According to the Senate Secretariat, there was no loss of life or property occurred.
The Senate session which was scheduled on Monday has also been adjourned to meet again on Thursday.