The Parliamentary committee meetings listed below will be open to the public on Tuesday and Thursday 13th and 15th May.
Tuesday 13th May at 10 am
Portfolio Committee: Health and Child Care
Fact finding visit to United Bulawayo Hospital, Mpilo Hospital, Ingutsheni Mental Hospital, Ekhusileni Medical Hospital, Thorngrove T.B. Hospital and Esigodini District Hospital
Committee Room No 1
Chair: Hon Labode Clerk: Mrs Mafuruse
Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation
Oral evidence from Tobacco Industry Markerting Board (TIMB) on the licensing of tobacco players, regulations governing tobacco contract farming, auction floors and buyers.
Chairperson: Hon Butau Clerk: Mr Chiremba
Thursday 15th May at 9 am
Thematic Committee: Peace and Security
Oral evidence from the Ministry of Defence and Home Affairs on border patrols and human trafficking.
Committee Room No. 2
Chairperson: Hon Mumvuri Clerk: Mr Kunzwa
Thematic Committee: Indigenization and Empowerment
Oral evidence from Bikita and Uzumba-Marambapfungwe Community Share Ownership Trust on its operations.
Chairperson: Hon Chizema Clerk: Mr Ratsakatika
Thursday 15th May at 9.30 am
Portfolio Committee: Youth, Indigenization and Economic Empowerment
Oral evidence from Hon. Kasukuwere, the former Minister of Youth, Indigenization and Economic Empowerment on pledges made by mining companies in Marange.
Chairperson: Hon Wadyajena Clerk: Ms Zenda
Members of the public may attend these meetings, but as observers only, not as participants, i.e. they may listen but not speak. The meetings are at Parliament in Harare. If attending, please use the entrance on Kwame Nkrumah Ave between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Please note that IDs must be produced.
The above details are based on the latest information from Parliament. But, as there are sometimes last-minute changes to the meetings schedule, persons wishing to attend should avoid disappointment by checking with the relevant committee clerk [see names below] that the meeting is still on and open to the public. Parliament’s telephone numbers are Harare 700181 and 252940/1.
Members of the public, including Zimbabweans in the Diaspora, can at any time send written submissions to Parliamentary committees by email addressed to [email protected]Post published in: Politics