Parliamentary Committees Series 29/2019 - Open Committee Meetings Monday 29th July to Thursday 1st August 2019



[26th July 2019]

Open Committee Meetings Monday 29th July to Thursday 1st August

The portfolio committees mentioned below will be meeting in open session next week.  These committee meetings will be held at Parliament in Harare on the dates and at the times and venues within the Parliament building 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 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 29th July at 9.00 am and 11.00 am

Public Accounts Committee

(1)  9.00 am – Oral evidence from the ZINARA Board and Management on the Forensic Audit Report

(2)  11.00 am – Oral  evidence from Forit Enterprises and MADZ Contractors on the ZINARA Forensic Audit Report

Venue: Senate Chamber

Monday 29th July at 10.00 am

Portfolio Committee:  Environment and Tourism   

Oral evidence from the Forestry Commission Board on challenges facing the forestry sector

Venue: Committee Room No. 413

Monday 29th July at 2.00 pm

Portfolio Committees:  Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare & Primary and Secondary Education

Oral evidence from ZIMTA and PTUZ regarding the petition on the erosion of teachers’ salaries due to inflation [joint meeting]

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Portfolio Committee:  ICT and Courier Services

Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for ICT and Courier Services – together with the NetOne Board and Management – on the NetOne Forensic Audit Report.

Venue: Committee Room 413

Tuesday 30th July at 10 am

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

Oral evidence from the Premier, Ethical Tobacco Auctions Floors and Tobacco Sales Floors on their operations and challenges faced during the 2019 tobacco marketing season

Venue: Senate Chamber

Thursday 1st August at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Energy and Power Development

Oral evidence from the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority [ZERA] on the state of the fuel sector and recent price hikes

Venue: Committee Room No. 311 

Portfolio Committee:  Youth, Sports and Recreation

Oral evidence from the  Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation and the Sports and Recreation Commission [SRC] on the state of sport in Zimbabwe – mainly football, cricket, netball and rugby

Venue: Committee Room No. 1.

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