[10th February 2019]

Open Committee Meetings Monday 11th to Thursday 14th February

The committee meetings listed below, to be held at Parliament in Harare, will be open to the public. Members of the public may attend the meetings 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 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 11th February at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee: Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services

Oral evidence from the Registrar-General on the petition from Gwanda Community Trust on the right to birth certificates and identity documents.

Venue: Committee Room 311

Portfolio Committee:  Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development

Oral evidence from the  Zimbabwe College Lecturers Association on the recognition of the legal status of College Lecturers and their current salary disparities.

Venue: Committee Room 2

Portfolio Committee:  Mines and Mining Development

Oral evidence from the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation and the Minister of Mines and Mining Development on progress made in:

  1. Implementation of bilateral agreements on gold and chrome
  2. The finalisation of Diamond Policy.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Monday 11th February at 2.00 pm

Portfolio Committee: ICT and Courier Services

Oral evidence from POTRAZ on POTRAZ loan to ZIFA.

Venue: Committee Room 413

Portfolio Committee: Transport and Infrastructural Development

Oral evidence from the Reserve Bank on the procurement process for Zimbabwe Airways.

Venue: Committee Room 311

Thematic Committee: HIV and AIDS

Oral evidence from the National AIDS Council on its programmes and activities.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Tuesday 12th February at 10 am

Portfolio Committee:  Lands, Agriculture, Climate and Water

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Climate and Water on the following:

  1. Kigali Agreement
  2. Paris Agreement
  3. Draft Climate Change Bill
  4. Challenges being faced by the Climate Change Management Department.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Portfolio Committee:  Primary and Secondary Education

Oral evidence from the  Tag a Life International on the petition on right to free basic education.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Wednesday 13th February

No meetings scheduled.

Thursday 14th February at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee:  Youth, Sports and Recreation

Oral evidence from the  Empowerment Bank on its role in empowerment of the Youth.

Venue: Committee Room 2

Portfolio Committee: Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Oral evidence from the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation on its operational challenges.

Venue: Senate Chamber

Thematic Committee: Indigenisation and Empowerment

Oral evidence from the Minister of Industry and Commerce on the Indigenisation and Empowerment Policy.

Venue: Committee Room 3.


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