top-level committee today decided to beef up the security of the Jatiya Sangsad
as it observed the parliament with the present security arrangement might face
terror attacks any time.
are going to revise the security measures in and around the parliament
immediately in a bid to protect the parliament from any possible terror
attacks," Deputy Speaker Shawkat Ali told reporters after a meeting of the
committee at the parliament.
deputy speaker said everybody including the parliament members would have to go
through an explosives detection system installed at the main entrance of the
meeting also decided to raise the height of the barbed-wife fences around the
complex to 12 feet and deploy armed guards at every entrance.
parliament authority would make an arrangement for car parking.