JS secretariat letters to 47 MPs to vacate NAM flats
Only four out of 47 lawmakers including a minister have responded to a notice issued by the Jatiya Sangsad secretariat to vacate their NAM flats as they are not staying there, a parliamentary committee said today.
Expressing dissatisfaction with the MPs, the House Committee of the Jatiya Sangsad today at a meeting decided to cancel allotment of all the 47 MPs as they are not staying at their respective flats on Manik Mia Avenue.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on April 15 asked the lawmakers to remain careful about the use of NAM flats and warned that the allocation of flats would be cancelled if MPs do not stay there.
Following the warning of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on April 15, the JS committee issued the notice on April 23, sources at the parliament secretariat said.
Emerging from the meeting, chief whip ASM Feroz, who is also chief of the House Committee of Jatiya Sangsad, told reporters that only four MPs have so far responded to the notice served by the parliament secretariat to vacate their flats.
“In the meeting we have called upon all the MPs to vacate their flats in line with the prime minister’s direction who are not staying at their respective flats,” he added.
The meeting recommended for taking additional security measures at Parliament Members Residence at Manik Mia Avenue and Nakhalpara.
The meeting asked authorities concerned so that any unwanted person cannot enter and stay at Parliament Members Residence at Manik Mia Avenue and Nakhalpara.