Bill Watch Parliamentary Committees Series 09/2021 - Open Committee Meetings - 24 & 25 March 2021



[23rd March 2021]

Committee Meetings Open to Public Attendance

Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th March

This bulletin notifies committee meetings open to public attendance on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th March.  These meetings are listed below.  

Members of the public interested in virtual attendance at the meetings as observers are welcome to access the meetings via Parliament’s social media pages – and  

Anyone interested in making use of the Zoom platform to attend meetings indicated as Zoom or Hybrid meetings below should please contact Parliament’s Public Relations Department for log-in details – phone numbers 024 2700181-8.

At physical and hybrid meetings COVID-19 protocols will be strictly applied for those attending physically – masks, social distancing, numbers present, etc.  For those members of the public wishing to attend physically, we suggest phoning Parliament’s Public Relations Department to check whether attendance will be feasible.

Wednesday 24th March at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Local Government

Hybrid meeting – both Zoom and physical

Oral evidence from Ministry of Local Government and Public Works on:

  1. the Ministry’s position on stands allocated – either by the Ministry itself or local authorities – on wetlands
  2. measures in place to compensate victims of demolitions of houses built on wetlands.

Venue: National Assembly Chamber

Thursday 25th March at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Industry and Commerce

Oral evidence from the  Permanent Secretary for Industry and Commerce on the 1st and 2nd Quarter Budget Performance Reports

Venue: Government Caucus Room

Joint Meeting of Portfolio Committee on Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services and Thematic Committee on Human Rights

Zoom meeting

Oral evidence from the  Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage on the plight of migrants in prisons and refugee camps


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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