PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 4/2020
[16th February 2020]
Open Committee Meetings on Monday 17th to Thursday 20th February
There will be eight committee meetings open to the public on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday during the week ahead.
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 17th February at 2.00 pm
Portfolio Committee: Transport and Infrastructural Development
Oral evidence from ZINARA on the capacity of the road authority to repay the Development Bank of Southern Africa loan acquired for rehabilitation of the Plumtree-Bulawayo-Harare-Mutare Road.
Venue: Committee Room No. 311
Tuesday 18th February at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Minister of Health and Child Care
Oral evidence from the Senior Hospital Doctors Association on further clarifications regarding their petition on the deplorable state of affairs of the Healthcare Delivery System in Zimbabwe.
Venue: Committee Room No. 1
Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement
Oral evidence from Blue Ribbon, National Foods, United Milling Company, Manyame Milling Company and Ocean Milling Company on the distribution of wheat received from the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe and challenges they are facing as millers.
Venue: Senate Chamber
Portfolio Committee: Local Government
Oral evidence from Mrs Nyachowa on the concerns raised in a petition from Spitzkop Residents Association about anomalies at Plots 12 and 14 Spitzkop Farm.
Venue: Committee Room No. 2
Thursday 20th February at 10.00 am
Portfolio Committee: Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
Oral submissions from the Judicial Service Commission on the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2) Bill.
Venue: National Assembly chamber
Portfolio Committee: Energy and Power Development
Oral evidence from Independent Powers Producers [IPPs] and Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority [ZERA] on renewable energy.
Venue: Committee Room No. 311
Thematic Committee: Indigenisation and Empowerment
- Oral evidence from the Small to Medium Enterprises Development Corporation [SMEDCO] on financial models for SMEs and cooperatives in Zimbabwe.
- Oral evidence from the Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Zimbabwe [SMEAZ] on opportunities for and challenges on the growth and expansion of SMEs in Zimbabwe.
Venue: Committee Room No. 3
Thematic Committee: Peace and Security
Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Tourism and Hospitality Industry on measures being undertaken to ensure peaceful co-existence of humans and wildlife.
Venue: Committee Room No. 4.