Bill Watch Special of 2nd March 2011 [Parliamentary Committee to hear ZRP Commissioner-General Thursday 3rd March]

zimbabwe_parliamentThis bulletin updates Bill Watch Special of 26th February listing committee meetings open to the public this week
Parliamentary Committee Meetings: Thursday 3rd March

Hearing on Violence Rescheduled to Thursday The meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Home Affairs to hear evidence from the Commissioner-General of Police on recent violence has been rescheduled to Thursday 3rd March because the Commissioner-General had other commitments on both Monday and Wednesday. At time of writing [3.30 pm Wednesday] Parliament had still not received confirmation that Commissioner-General Chihuri would attend tomorrows meeting. If Mr Chihuri does attend, the meeting will be open to members of the public, but as observers only, not as participants.

Portfolio Committee: Defence and Home Affairs

Oral evidence from Commissioner-General of Police on the recent upsurge in violence and police handling of the situation

Senate Chamber

10 am

Chairperson: Hon Madzore Clerk: Mr Daniel

Note: It is recommended that members of the public wishing to attend the meeting avoid possible disappointment by checking beforehand with the committee clerk that the meeting is still on and still open to the public. Parliaments telephone numbers are Harare 700181 or 252936-55.

If attending, please use the Kwame Nkrumah Ave entrance to Parliament. IDs must be produced.

Note: Zimbabweans in the Diaspora can send in written submissions by email to [email protected]

Briefing on Indigenous Mines Postponed

The briefing on indigenous mines that was to have been given to the Thematic Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment at an open meeting on Thursday has been called off because the Permanent Secretary for Mines is unavailable. Instead the committee will hold private deliberations on its draft report on another issue. Not open to the public.

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