PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 23/2019
[21st June 2019]
Open Committee Meetings 24th to 27th June
The National Assembly portfolio committee meetings listed below to be held at Parliament in Harare from 24th to 27th June , 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 24th June at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and War Veterans on the provisions of the War Veterans Act and pension and general welfare benefits of war veterans.
Venue: Committee Room No. 311
Portfolio Committee: Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare on country’s position on SDGs 4 and 5.
Venue: Committee Room No. 2
Note by Veritas: Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs] 4 and 5 are as follows:
SDG 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
SDG 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Public Accounts Committee
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement on the Ministry’s 2017 audited accounts.
Venue: Committee Room No. 4
Monday 24th June at 2.00 pm
Portfolio Committee: ICT and Courier Services
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of ICT, and NetOne Board and Management on the Forensic Audit Report on NetOne.
Venue: Committee Room No. 413
Tuesday 25th June and Wednesday 26th June
No open meetings.
Thursday 27th June at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Women’s Affairs and SMEs
Oral evidence from the Zimbabwe Gender Commission on their programmes and activities.
Venue: Committee Room 413.
Portfolio Committee: Youth, Sports and Recreation
Oral evidence from the Sports and Recreation Commission on the State of Sporting in Zimbabwe
Venue: Committee Room 2.