Open Committee Meetings Monday 28th to Thursday 31st May

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 18/2018

[27th 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 28th May at 9.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Mines and Energy

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Energy and Power Development, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development,ZERA [Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority] and related players on the petroleum sector

Venue: Senate Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Mliswa

Committee Clerk: Mrs Mataruka

Monday 28th May at 2.00 pm [perhaps]

Portfolio Committee: Mines and Energy

Subject to confirmation, oral evidence from former President Mugabe on diamond revenues

Venue: Senate Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Mliswa

Committee Clerk: Mrs Mataruka

Note: Mr Mugabe did not attend last week’s meeting in response to a letter of invitation.  Parliament has again extended an invitation to him, this time for 2 pm rather than 9 am.  Parliament has the power to subpoena anyone unwilling to attend in response to a mere invitation.

Tuesday 29th May at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture and Resettlement

Oral evidence from Alliance Ginnery, Olam Zimbabwe Limited, Agriculture Marketing Authority, Export Trading Groupand Cotton Company of Zimbabwe on agricultural financing.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Chairperson:  Hon Wadyajena

Committee Clerk:  Mrs Hazvina

Wednesday 30th May

No open meetings

Thursday 31st May at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee:  Primary and Secondary Education, Sport and Arts

Oral evidence from:

1)   The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education on the most ideal Funding Model for Education in Zimbabwe

2)   The Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation on the current National Sports Policy.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Musanhi

Committee Clerk:  Mr Munjenge

Thematic Committee: Indigenisation and Empowerment

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement on Agricultural Development inZimbabwe

Venue: Committee Room 413

Chairperson: Hon Senator Mavhunga

Committee Clerk: Mrs Mafuruse

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