Bill Watch Parliamentary Committees Series 34-2021 - Open Virtual Meetings Week Ending Friday 24 September



[19th September 2021]

Open Committee Meetings Monday 20th to Friday 24th September

[All Meetings Strictly Virtual]

Attached to this bulletin is the full Schedule of Committee meetings for the week ending Friday 24th September 2021 provided by Parliament. 

Below we list those meetings that will be open to virtual observation by members of the public [i.e., the meetings noted as “Open Session” in the attachment].   All these meetings will be virtual

How to Follow Open Meetings on the ZOOM Platform

For assistance in following the proceedings in open meetings on the ZOOM platform as observers, interested persons should contact the following for the meeting IDs and passcode:

Parliament’s Public Relations Office, Tel: +263 242 700181-6  or  +263 242 252936 – 55.

Monday 20th September at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services

Oral Evidence from (1) the Ministry of Defence and War Veterans Affairs and (2) the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage on the First and Second Quarter Budget Performance reports.  

Portfolio Committee: Higher and Tertiary Education

Oral evidence from Verify Engineering on progress made in the Medical and Industrial Gases Project at Feruka in Mutare.

Monday 20th September at 2 pm

Portfolio Committee: Transport and Infrastructure Development

Oral evidence from the  Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development on the First Quarter Budget Performance Report.

Tuesday 21st September at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Local Government

Oral evidence from the Headlands Residents Committee on the lack of service delivery and alleged corruption by Makoni Rural District Council.

Thursday 23rd September at 10 am

Portfolio Committee: Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

(Interface meeting with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission on its 2020 Annual Report.

Portfolio Committee: Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Oral evidence from the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe [BAZ] and Transmedia on the Digital Migration Project.

Friday 24th September at 10 am

Public Accounts Committee: Sub-committee on Central Government Accounts

Oral evidence from the  Permanent Secretary for Local Government and Public Works on the Auditor-General’s Report on COVID-19 Financial Management and Utilisation of Public Resources by Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Note:  See the Auditor-General’s Report available on the Veritas website [link].


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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