Bill Watch Parliamentary Committees Series 16-2016



[13th May 2016]

Open Parliamentary Committee Meetings: 16th to 19th May

The committee meetings listed below will be open to the public next week.   The week’s public hearings on the Pan-African Minerals University of Science and Technology Bill and the Minerals Exploration and Marketing Corporation Bill will be notified in a separate bulletin.

Monday 16th May at 10 am

Portfolio Committee:  Environment, Water, Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Oral evidence from  CAMPFIRE Association of Zimbabwe on its operations

Venue: Government Caucus Room

Chairperson: Hon Mashange

Clerk: Mr Mazani

Wednesday 18th May at 9.00 am

Thematic Committee: Human Rights

Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Welfare on the distribution of food aid in Zimbabwe

Venue: Committee Room No. 4

Chairperson: Hon Nyambuya

Clerk: Mr Manhivi

Wednesday 18th May at 9.30 am

Portfolio Committee: Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment

Oral evidence from  Triple Bottom-line Consultancy firm on its role in the Ministry of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment

Venue Senate Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Wadyajena

Clerk: Ms Zenda  

Wednesday 17th May at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture and Irrigation Development

Oral evidence from  the Minister of   Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation Development on Government’s preparedness for winter farming

Venue: Senate Chamber

Chairperson: Hon Chitindi

Clerk: Mr Chiremba

Thursday 19th May at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee:  Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development

Oral evidence from the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe on the impact of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy on the SME sector.. 

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

Chairperson: Hon Mangami

Clerk: Ms Masara

Portfolio Committee:  Education, Sport, Arts and Culture

Oral evidence from  Zimbabwe Football Association [ZIFA] President Dr P. Chiyangwa on the achievements and challenges of ZIFA

Venue: National Assembly chamber

Chairperson: Hon Khanye

Clerk: Mr Munjenge


Information for Members of the Public Wishing to Attend

Members of the public may attend open meetings, but as observers only, not as participants, i.e. they may observe and listen but not speak.  The meetings are at Parliament in Harare.  If attending, please use the entrance 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 700181 and 252940/1.


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