Parliamentary Committees Series 02/2021 - Open Committee Meetings: Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 February

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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 2/2021

[22nd February 2021]

Virtual Committee Meetings Open to Public Attendance

Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th February

There will be virtual committee meetings open to virtual public attendance on Wednesday and Thursday this week.  The meetings are listed below.  [Other Parliamentary committees will also hold virtual meetings but in closed session.]  

For those members of the public interested in attending the meetings as observers, kindly submit to nyawol@parlzim.gov.zw your full names, organisation you represent and your email address to enable Parliament to communicate the log in details  

[There will also be public hearings on Wednesday and Thursday on the Centre for Education, Innovation, Research and Development Bill; details of these hearings will be given in a separate bulletin.]  

Wednesday 24th February at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Transport and Infrastructural Development

Oral evidence with the new Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development [Hon Mhona] on the  Minister’s vision and plans to improve performance of parastatals under the Ministry..

Thursday 25th February at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Woman Affairs on the impacts of COVID-19 on the SMEs sector..

Portfolio Committee: Industry and Commerce

Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for Industry and Commerce on progress made by the Ministry in coming up with amendments to the Sugar Production Control Act.  Note: This Act dates from 1974, and is widely considered to be outdated and out of sync with the changes brought about by the Land Reform Programme.

Thematic Committee: Peace and Security

Oral evidence with the Civil Protection Unit.

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 to Parliament’s Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance in Harare.

 

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