Parliamentary Committees Series 49/2020 -Open Committee Meetings on Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 December



[12th December 2020]

Committee Meetings Open to Public

Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th December

There will be committee meetings “open to the public” on the mornings of 14th and 15th December, as listed below.  If interested in attending either physically or virtually, please read the following notice from Parliament about current restrictions on physical attendance:

“Please note that in light of the COVID 19 pandemic, access to Committee meetings that are open to the public is still limited in order for us to comply with World Health Organisation Guidelines on COVID 19 as advised by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. Our Public Relations Department will assist you in participating in our open meetings.

We are sorry for any inconveniences caused by the current restrictions due to COVID 19.”

NB:  Parliament’s telephone numbers are Harare (024) 2700181 and (024) 2252940/1.

Monday 14th  December 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services

1.  Oral evidence from Mr Peterson and others on the petition concerning the continued alienation and marginalisation of the Coloured community.

2.  Oral evidence from the ZIPRA Veterans on the petition to amend the Veterans of the Liberation Struggle Act.

Note:  The Veterans of the Liberation Struggle Act, which was passed by Parliament only recently, came into force as law on 4th September 2020.  The Act can be downloaded from the Veritas website [link].

Venue: Committee Room 413

Portfolio Committee: Mines and Mining Development

Oral evidence from the Minister of Mines and Mining Development on the measures being taken to reduce mining-related accidents.

Will be livestreamed on Veritas Facebook page Facebook icon

Venue: Senate Chamber

Tuesday 15th  December at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Health and Child Care

Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for Health and Child Care on the prevalence and associated risk factors of STIs and TB in Zimbabwe. 

Venue: National Assembly

Portfolio Committee: Local Government

Oral evidence from the Greater Hwange Residents’ Trust on its petition on the local governance set-up of Hwange Local Board

Venue:  Government Party Caucus Room

Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement

Oral evidence from the Permanent Secretary for Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement on the operations and challenges of the Zimbabwe National Water Authority [ZINWA] and SILO Food Industries.

Will be livestreamed on Veritas Facebook page Facebook icon


Venue: Senate Chamber


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 to Parliament’s Kwame Nkrumah Avenue entrance in Harare.


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