Open Parly Committee Meetings: 27th to 30th March

The committee meetings listed below, all to be held at Parliament, will be open to the public. 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. If attending, please use the entrance to Parliament on Kwame Nkrumah Ave between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Please note that IDs must be produced.

The details given in this bulletin 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 committee clerk [names provided below] that the meeting concerned is still on and open to the public.  Parliament’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] or by letter posted to the Clerk of Parliament, P.O. Box 298, Causeway, Harare or delivered to Parliament’s Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance in Harare.

Monday 27th March at 10.00 am

Public Accounts Committee

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Health and Child Care on the 2015 Appropriation and Funds Accounts

Venue:  Committee Room No.  413

Chairperson: Hon Mpariwa

Clerk: Mrs Nyawo

Tuesday 28th March at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Industry and Commerce

Oral evidence from  Zimbabwe Technocrats on the resuscitation of ZISCO Steel Company

Venue: Committee Room No. 311

Chairperson: Hon Mhere

Clerk: Mr Mazani

Wednesday 29th March

No open meetings

Thursday 30th March at 9.00 am

Thematic Committee:  Indigenisation and Empowerment

Oral evidence from the Livestock and Meat Advisory Council

Venue:  Committee Room No. 4

Chairperson: Hon Senator Chizema

Clerk: Mrs Mafuruse

What Other Committees Will be Doing

These activities will not be open to the public.

Meeting with Veritas on ending child marriages

The Portfolio Committee of Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development will hold a meeting with Veritas on issues arising from group discussions conducted by Veritas on ending child marriages in Zimbabwe.

Solid waste management

The Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water, Tourism and Hospitality Industry will pay a fact-finding visit to Mbare.

Report on POTRAZ Capacity Building Workshop

The Portfolio Committee on Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services will be finalising its report.

Access to clean water

The Thematic Committee on Gender Development will be touring rural district council aras in Zimunya, Gutu, Mberengwa, Umzingwane and Gokwe investigating this subject.

Command Agriculture

The Thematic Committee on Peace and Security wil be deliberating on the oral evidence received from the Minister of Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation Development.

Reminder:  The Portfolio Committee on the Local Government, Rural and Urban Development will hold public hearings on the  Shop Licences Amendment Bill around the country from Monday 27th to Saturday 31st March.  Full details of the programme were given in our Committees Series Bulletin 14/2017 of 20th March.

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