ISLAMABAD - A joint meeting of house & library committees of two houses of the Parliament Tuesday pointing out many loopholes and showed its serious concerns about the security arrangements made by the Islamabad Police for the Parliament House and Parliament Lodges. The meeting was called on emergency basis after a Sudanese national Sunday evening entered the Parliament Lodges along with his vehicles following the car of a parliamentarian without having any security pass or permission of the security personnel deputed there. The meeting was co-chaired by Acting Speaker, National Assembly Faisal Karim Kundi and Deputy Chairman Senate Jan Muhammad Jamali that met in the Parliament House to discuss the security arrangements in the two important areas of red zone. The committee expressed their reservations on security arrangements at Parliament House and Parliament Lodges and directed the ICT police to beef up the security at both these premises besides taking strict security measures to avoid any untoward incident in wake of the prevalent law and order situation. The committee instructed for strict implementation of SOPs and advised that no visitor would be allowed to enter the Parliament House without proper security check and entry pass. The committee also directed that the vehicles entering the Parliament House and Lodges should be monitored and checked thoroughly. It was also decided that the National Assembly and Senate secretariats would write letters to parliamentarians to request them to cooperate with security personnel to ensure the foolproof security of Parliament House and Lodges. The committee directed the ICT police to deploy extra-contingent of police personnel at both these places especially during the sessions of the Parliament. Earlier, the DIG (Security) ICT briefed the committee about the security measures taken by the Islamabad Police for foolproof security of Parliament House and Parliament Lodges. He informed the committee about the security measures adopted for the safety of both the premises which included deployment of the police personnel, strict checking of vehicles and visitors. He requested the committee to recommend for lifting of ban on the recruitment of police personnel since they were in short of required strength.