PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 23/2022
[12th June 2022]
Open Committee Meetings for Week ending Friday 17th June
Committee meetings that are open to attendance by members of the public (as observers only) are scheduled for the week, as shown below.
Monday 13th June at 2 pm
Portfolio Committee: ICT, Postal and Courier Services
Oral evidence from Ministry of Finance and Economic Development on issues affecting Internet access and affordability in Zimbabwe.
Venue: Senate Chamber.
Thursday 16th June at 10 am
Portfolio Committees [Joint Meeting]: Energy and Power Development and Local Government and Public Works
1. Oral evidence from the Premier Park Residents Trust on a petition on infrastructural development challenges faced by residents of Hatcliffe Consortium Area.
2. Oral evidence from the from Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority [ZESA] on the petition received from Premier Park Residents Trust on electricity connectivity challenges.
Venue: Committee Room No. 1.
Friday 17th June at 9.30 am
Public Accounts Committee [PAC]: Subcommittee on Local Authorities
Oral evidence from Bulawayo City Council on issues raised in the 2020 Auditor-General’s Report. Note that this report is available on the Veritas website [link].
Venue: Senate Chamber
How to Follow Virtual and Hybrid Open Meetings on the ZOOM Platform
For assistance in following the proceedings in virtual and hybrid open meetings on the ZOOM platform as observers, interested persons should contact the following for the meeting ID and passcode:
Parliament’s Public Relations Office, Tel: +263 242 700181-6 or +263 242 252936 – 55.
Other Committee Activities This Week
(Not Open to Public Attendance)
Consideration of Draft Reports
Portfolio Committee on Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Consideration of the draft report on the consultations on the Labour Amendment Bill [link].
Joint meeting of Portfolio Committee on Women Affairs, Community and Small and Medium Enterprises and Thematic Committee on Gender and Development The committees will be considering their draft report on the public hearings on the Economic Impact of the Women’s Microfinance Bank since its inception.
Portfolio Committee on Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation The committee will deliberate on the public hearings on the impact of Empowerment Bank on youths since its establishment.
Thematic Committee on Human Rights The committee will consider its draft report on Child Labour in Zimbabwe.
Thematic Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment The committee deliberate on its draft report on the Sensitisation Workshop on Emerging Issues in Indigenisation and Empowerment.
Unpacking of Medical Services Amendment Bill
Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care The committee will hear oral evidence on the unpacking of the Medical Services Amendment Bill [link].
The Public Accounts Committee will be holding a workshop on its Report [link] on the COVID-19 Pandemic Financial Management and Utilisation of Public Resources in the Country’s Provinces by Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The Ministries, departments and agencies concerned will attend.