ISLAMABAD: On the direction of the National Assembly Standing Committee on House and Library, the National Assembly Secretariat has blacklisted M/s Habib Rafiq because of its delay in the construction work or building a project at the NA Secretariat.
The announcement came after a joint inquiry committee fixed the responsibility for the delay of a project (family suites and servant quarters in the parliament Lodges) causing the national exchequer a heavy loss by M/s Habib Rafiq (Pvt) Ltd.
In a letter written to the Capital Development Authority (CDA), the NA Secretariat maintained that the inquiry committee revealed that M/s Habib Rafiq exploited taxpayers’ money as it caused unwarranted delay in the construction of 104 family suites and 500 servant quarters in the parliament lodges.
The letter stated its apprehension that the poor workmanship of the said company can cause other projects similar loss across the country. The joint inquiry committee, comprising of NA Secretariat as client and CDA as executing agency, probed the matter on the direction of the House and Library Committee chaired by Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi.