Open Committee Meetings Monday 14th to Thursday 17th May



[11th May 2018]

The committee meetings listed below, to be held at Parliament in Harare, will be open to the public. Members of the public may attend the meetings 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 14th May at 9.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Mines and Energy

Oral evidence from Ministry of Defence and Border Control Unit on Mining Operations in Marange

Venue: Senate Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Mliswa

Committee Clerk: Mrs Mataruka

Monday 14th May at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Transport and Infrastructural Development

Oral evidence from the Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development on issues relating to the formation and status of Zimbabwe Airways

Note by Veritas:  The Minister delivered a Ministerial Statement [link] touching on this subject in the National Assembly on Wednesday 9th May.  He also answered questions from MPs.

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

Chairperson: Hon Chitindi

Committee Clerk: Ms Macheza

Monday 7th May at 2.00 pm

Portfolio Committee: Finance and Economic Development

Oral evidence from the Insurance and Pensions Commission on the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Conversion of Insurance and Pensions Values

Note by Veritas: The Minister of Finance and Economic Development introduced a take-note motion regarding this Report on 9th May in the National Assembly; his speech to the House is available [link].

Venue: Committee Room No. 311

Chairperson: Hon Chapfika

Committee Clerk: Mr Manhivi

Portfolio Committee: Labour and Social Welfare

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare on the State of Welfare of Older Persons

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

Chairperson: Hon Mudyiwa

Committee Clerk: Ms Masara

Tuesday 15th May ad Wednesday 16th May

No open meetings

Thursday 17th May at 9.00 am

Thematic Committee: Peace and Security

Oral evidence from local Universities on their role and impact on peace-building processes in Zimbabwe and the region

Venue: Committee Room 4

Chairperson: Hon Senator Mumvuri

Committee Clerk: Ms Masara.

Thursday 17th May at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Media, Information and Communication Technology and Cyber Security

Oral evidence from ZIMPOST Workers Union on challenges being faced by workers at the organisation

Venue: Committee Room No. 3

Chairperson: Hon Dhewa

Committee Clerk: Mr Chiremba


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