PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 43/2019
[23rd November 2019]
Open Committee Meetings Monday 25th to Friday 29th November
There will be seven committee meetings open to the public.
The meetings will be held in Parliament Building, Harare, on the dates and at the times and venues 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 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 25th November at 9.00 am
Public Accounts Committee [PAC]
Oral evidence from the Grain Marketing Board on payments made by Government for Command Agriculture and Presidential Input Support Scheme.
Venue: Committee Room No. 1.
The PAC is also due to meet on Friday to hear oral evidence from others on the same subjects [see below].
Tuesday 26th November at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Foreign Affairs
Oral evidence from the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on ZIMTRADE funding status.
Venue: Committee Room No. 4.
Thursday 14th November at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Energy and Power Development
Oral evidence from Independent Power Producers – Great Zimbabwe Hydro Power Ltd, Shilands Enterprises, Tsanga Power Station, Harava Solar Park – and ZERA, on the state of affairs in the Renewable Energy Sector.
Venue: Committee Room No. 311.
Portfolio Committee: Information, Media and Broadcasting Services
Oral evidence from the Zimbabwe Media Commission on the Zimbabwe Media Commission Bill and to discuss issues on working conditions of commissioners.
Venue: Senate Chamber.
Portfolio Committee: Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation
Oral evidence from the Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation on progress made in drafting the National Youth Bill.
Venue: Committee Room No. 2
Thematic Committee: Indigenisation and Empowerment
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development on Empowerment Policies and Programmes for SMEs and Cooperatives in Zimbabwe.
Venue: Committee Room No. 3.
Friday 29th November at 9.30 am and 11.30 am
Public Accounts Committee
Venue: Committee Room No. 4
At 9.30 am
Oral evidence from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development on payments made by Government for Command Agriculture and Presidential Input Support Scheme.
At 11.30 am
Oral evidence from Sakunda Holdings on payments made by Government for Command Agriculture and Presidential Input Support Scheme.