Open Committee Meetings Monday 16th to Thursday 19th September

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 34/2019

Open Committee Meetings Monday 16th to Thursday 19th September

The portfolio committees mentioned below will be meeting in open session next week.  These committee meetings will be held at Parliament in Harare on the dates and at the times and venues within the Parliament building indicated below

Members of the public may attend these 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 that the meeting concerned is still on and open to the public. Parliament’s telephone numbers are Harare 2700181 and 2252940/1.

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 at Parliament’s Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance in Harare.

Monday 16th September at 9.30 am

Public Accounts Committee

Oral evidence from the Governor of the Reserve Bank on payments for Command Agriculture

Venue: Committee Room No. 4

Portfolio Committee:  Transport and Infrastructural Development

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Monday 16th September at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee:  Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services   

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage and its departments

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

Monday 16th September at 2.00 pm

Portfolio Committee:  Budget, Finance and Economic Development

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of  Finance and Economic Development and stakeholders

Venue: Senate Chamber

Portfolio Committee:  Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of  Public Service and Civil Service Commission

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

Portfolio Committee:  ICT and Courier Services

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of  ICT and Courier Services and stakeholders

Venue: Committee Room 413

Tuesday 17th September at 9.30 am

Portfolio Committee:  Mines and Mining Development

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of  Mines and Mining Development and stakeholders

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Tuesday 17th September at 10 am

Portfolio Committee:  Lands, Agriculture, Climate, Water and Rural Resettlement

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of  Lands, Agriculture, Climate, Water and Rural Resettlement

Venue: Senate Chamber

Portfolio Committee:  Local Government, Public Works and National Housing

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of  Local Government, Public Works and National Housing and stakeholders

Venue: Committee Room No.  2

Portfolio Committee:  Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and stakeholders

Venue: Committee Room No.  4

Wednesday 18th September at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee:  Mines and Mining Development

Oral evidence from the  ZRP Minerals Unit, Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe, Ministry of Mines and Mining Development and Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Thursday 19th September at 8.30 am

Portfolio Committee:  Primary and Secondary Education

Oral evidence from the  Deaf Zimbabwe Trust on the petition on the rights of children living with disabilities

Venue: National Assembly Chamber.

Thursday 19th September at 10 am

Portfolio Committee:  Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and stakeholders

Venue: National Assembly Chamber.

Portfolio Committee: Energy and Power Development

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry of Energy and Power Development and stakeholders

Venue: Committee Room No. 413

Portfolio Committee:  Women Affairs and SMEs

Oral evidence from the Ministry on its 2020 Budget priorities

Venue: Committee Room No.  413

Portfolio Committee:  Youth, Sports and Recreation

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry and stakeholders

Venue: Committee Room No. 2

Portfolio Committee:  Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Pre-Budget consultative meeting with the Ministry and stakeholders

Venue: Senate Chamber

Committee Activities Outside Harare Next Week

Petition from Chiredzi Sugar Cane Growers Association

From Monday 16th September to Thursday 19th September the Portfolio Committee on Industry and Commerce is due to pay a fact-finding visit to Chiredzi regarding this petition.  Open sessions will be at Triangle Country Club Theatre.

Fact-finding Visits to Tertiary Education Institutions

From Monday 16th to Friday 20th September the Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development will be paying fact-finding visits to:

                Institution                                                               When

Gwanda State University…………………………………….. Monday morning

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Polytechnic…………………. Monday afternoon

Lupane State University………………………………………. Tuesday morning

National University of Science & Technology ……. Wednesday morning

Bulawayo Polytechnic…………………………………………. Wednesday afternoon

Mkoba Teachers College…………………………………….. Thursday morning

Gweru Polytechnic………………………………………………. Thursday afternoon

Midlands State University……………………………………. Friday morning

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