The committee meetings listed below, all to be held at Parliament, will be open to the public. Â Members of the public may attend the meetings, but as observers only, not as participants, i.e. they may observe and listen but not speak. Â If attending a meeting, please use the entrance on Kwame Nkrumah Ave between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Â Please note that IDs must be produced.
The details given in this bulletin are based on the latest information from Parliament. Â But, as there are sometimes last-minute changes to the meetings schedule, persons wishing to attend should avoid disappointment by checking with the committee clerk that the meeting concerned is still on and open to the public. Â Parliamentâ€™s telephone numbers are Harare 700181 and 252940/1.
Reminder: 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]
Monday 6th February at 2.00 pm
Portfolio Committee: Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare
Oral evidence from a private citizen on the Statutory Instrument 125 of 2013.
Venue:Â Committee Room 1
Committee Clerk: Ms Masara
Note:Â The Statutory Instrument contains the Childrenâ€™s (Non-Public Service probation Officers) Regulations. The focus will be on operationalising the Regulations. A copy of the Regulations is available on the Veritas website [here].
Portfolio Committee: ICT, Postal and Courier
Oral Evidence from POTRAZ on the recent increase in data charges.
Venue:Â National Assembly Chamber
Committee Clerk: Mr Munjenge
Tuesday 7th February at 9.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development
Oral Evidence from the Female Students Network on the plight of female students in Colleges and Universities.
Venue: Committee Room No. 4
Clerk: Mr Kunzwa
Tuesday 7th February at 10.00 am
Thematic Committee: SDGâ€™s
Oral evidence from the Food and Nutrition Council.
Venue: Committee Room 413
Clerk: Mrs Hazvina
Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development on the Status of Agricultural Colleges and an update on Command Agriculture.
Venue: Senate Chamber
Clerk: Mr Chiremba
Portfolio Committee: Local Government, Rural and Urban Development
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Ministry on the allocation of national revenues to the provinces and local authorities.
Venue: National Assembly
Clerk: Ms Macheza
Wednesday 8th February at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Industry and Commerce
Oral evidence from the Ministry of Industry and Commerce on the resuscitation of ZISCO steel.
Venue:Â Committee Room No. 3
Clerk: Ms Masara
Thursday 9th February at 9.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Education, Sport, Arts and Culture
Oral evidence from the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education on the new curriculum.
Venue:Â National Assembly Chamber
Clerk: Mr Munjenge
Thursday 9th February at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Youth, Indigenization and Economic Empowerment
Oral evidence from Permanent Secretary for Youth Development, Indigenisation and Empowerment on the mandate and operations of the Zimbabwe Youth Council.
Venue:Â Senate Chamber
Clerk: Ms Zenda-Mudzova
What Other Committees Will be Doing in Closed Session
Portfolio Committee: Health and Child Care
The committee is due to Â deliberate on the Draft Report on Sexual Reproductive Health, HIV and AIDS Governance Workshop.
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