House Speaker, Clerk tested for COVID-19

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Hon. Manzoor Nadir, M.P., Speaker of the National Assembly (Parliament phoot).

The Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Response Team, on Monday, administered the COVID-19 test to the Hon. Manzoor Nadir, M.P., Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr. Sherlock Isaacs, A.A., Clerk of the National Assembly and a few members of staff of the Parliament Office.

The Speaker and Clerk, as well as other Parliamentary staff, were exposed to COVID-19 after two Opposition Members of Parliament showed up for the first sitting of Twelfth Parliament inspite of being tested positive for the virus some days before.

Mr. Sherlock Isaacs, A.A., Clerk of the National Assembly being tested (Parliament photo).