Maintenance Problem Lead To Closure Of Saray-i-Awam: Senate Told

Maintenance problem lead to closure of Saray-i-Awam: Senate told

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 19th Jan, 2017 ) : Minister of State for Interior Balighur Rehman Thursday informed the Senate that Saray-i-Awam was closed in 2003 due to various reasons including misuse and maintenance problem. Responding to a Calling Attention Notice moved by Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi regarding the renting out of an inn "Saray-i-Awam" located in sector G-7, Islamabad, to the National Accountability Bureau by the Capital Development Authority, the minister said the inn remained closed for over decade and the building was in dilapidated condition.

Later, he said on the request of National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Capital Development Authority (CDA) gave temporary license to NAB. However, he said it could be cancelled at any time. Meanwhile, the minister informed the House that unfortunate incident of scuffle was reprted between two groups of students in the Quaid-e-Azam university on Wednesday which has now been amicably resolved. He said the university disciplinary committee was reviewing the issue. The incident occurred when a female student was hit by a car, resulting scuffle between Pashtun and Sindhi students.