Parliamentary Committees Series 24/2020 - Open Committee Meetings Monday 6 to Friday 10 July

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 24/2020

[11th July 2020]

Open Committee Meetings for Monday 13th to Thursday 16th July 2020

Please note:  Parliament has warned that, due to restrictions on gatherings currently imposed as a result of COVID 19, access is controlled in order to comply with National Guidelines on COVID 19.  Remember to wear face masks.

There will be committee meetings open to attendance by members of the public during the coming week, as listed 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.  Masks and social distancing will be required.

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.

Monday 13th July at 8.30 am

Portfolio Committee: Primary and Secondary Education

Oral evidence from the  Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education on the opening of schools in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber.

Monday 13th July at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Mines and Mining Development

Oral evidence from two Ministers on progress made in the finalisation of the Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill – the Minister of Mines and Mining Development and the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.  

Venue: Senate Chamber

Portfolio Committee: Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Oral evidence from the  From the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, its Parastatals and sector stakeholders on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism sector.

Venue: Committee Room No. 413

Monday 13th July 2020 at 2 pm

Portfolio Committee: Budget, Finance and Economic Development

Oral evidence from the Civil Protection Unit of the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works, on procurement pf goods and services during the COVID-19 pandemic and distribution of donations  received to date.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Tuesday 14th July 2020 at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Health and Child Care

Oral evidence from the Premier Services Medical Aid Society on its services.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber.

Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement

Oral evidence from the  Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement on the Ministry’s preparedness for the 2020 winter-cropping season.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Wednesday 15th July at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Oral evidence from the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on the welfare of Zimbabwe diplomats abroad..

Venue: Senate Chamber

Thursday 16th July at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Industry and Commerce

Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Industry and Commerce on the state of the Cement Manufacturing Industry.

Venue: Senate Chamber.

 

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