Parliamentary Committees Series 30-2020 -Committee Meetings Open to Public This Week

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 30/2020

[6th September 2020]

Committee Meetings Open to Public Week ending 11th September

Please note:   There are still restrictions to Committee meetings that are open to the public in order to comply with World Health Organisation Guidelines on COVID 19 as advised by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. 

There will be open committee meetings during the coming week, as listed below.  

Monday 7th September 2020 at 10 am

Joint Meeting: Portfolio Committees : Mines and Mining Development & Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Development

Oral evidence (1) Women in Land Zimbabwe, (2) Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, (3) Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement and (4) Environmental Management Agency [EMA] on conflicts between farmers and miners

Venue: National Assembly chamber

Tuesday 8th September  2020 at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Foreign Affairs

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade on the National Trade Policy.

Venue: Committee Room No. 4

Thursday 10th September 2020 at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Women Affairs

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Women Affairs on the Ministry’s 2019 Annual Budget Performance Report.

Venue: Government Party Caucus Room

Joint Meeting: Portfolio Committees: Youth, Sports, Culture and Recreation & Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment

Oral Evidence from the Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation on progress made in drafting the National Youth Bill.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Portfolio Committee: Energy and Power Development

Oral evidence from the  ZETDC on the state of ZESA’s infrastructure and progress made on replacing faulty transformers.

Venue: Committee Room No.  1

Portfolio Committee: Industry and Commerce

Oral evidence from the CZI and players in the cement manufacturing sector on the state of affairs in the sector.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber.

 

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 or  Parliament’s Public Relations Department 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.

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