Parliamentary Committees Series 06/2020 - Open Committee Meetings 25th to 28th February

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 6/2020

[24th February 2020]

Open Committee Meetings Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th February

There will be committee meetings open to attendance by the public in Parliament Building, Harare, this week, as 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 clerk@parlzim.gov.zw 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.

Tuesday 25th 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 in the Healthcare Delivery System in Zimbabwe.

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

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

Oral evidence from the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe [GMAZ] on (1) the support services by Government of Zimbabwe to milling companies (2) the funding of Silo Refurbishment.  [Note: On Wednesday the committee is due to pay fact-finding visits to Agri-Milling and Drosky (Pvt) Ltd/Alpha Grain.]

Venue: Senate Chamber

Portfolio Committee: Local Government

Oral evidence from the  Zimbabwe Old Peoples Association on a petition regarding NSSA pensions that are below the poverty datum line.

Venue: Committee Room No.  2

Thursday 27th February at 9.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Women Affairs

(1)  Oral evidence from the  from the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development on sexual harassment of female students in tertiary institutions.

(2)  Oral evidence from the  Ministry of Women Affairs on their 2020 programmes and activities.

Venue: Committee Room No. 413

Thursday 27th February at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee Industry and Commerce and Thematic Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment [joint meeting]

Oral evidence from the  Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing on the issue of community share ownership schemes.

Venue: Committee Room No. 1

Portfolio Committee: Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Oral evidence from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe [BAZ] on regulations for the establishment of community radio stations [Note: the committee is also due to meet on Friday – see below.]

Venue: Senate Chamber

Friday 28th February at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Oral evidence from the  Zimbabwe Broadcasting Authority on their operations.

Venue: Senate Chamber

 

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