PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 15/2014
[30th March 2014]
Committee Meetings Open to the Public 31st March to 3rd April
The Parliamentary committee meetings listed below will be open to the public during the week commencing Monday 31st March.
Members of the public may attend the meetings, but as observers only, not as participants, i.e. may listen but not speak. The meetings are at Parliament in Harare. If attending, please use the entrance on Kwame Nkrumah Ave between 2nd and 3rd Streets. Note that IDs must be produced.
The above details 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 relevant committee clerk [see names below] that the meeting is still on and open to the public. Parliament’s telephone numbers are Harare 700181 and 252940/1.
Monday 31st March at 10 am
Public Accounts Committee
Oral evidence from the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on the:
1. Appropriation Account for the 2011 financial year
2. Courts and Administration Fund Account for the 2010 financial year
3. Deeds and Companies Office Account for the 2010 financial year.
Committee Room No 4
Chair: Hon Mpariwa
Portfolio Committee: Environment, Water, Tourism and Hospitality Industry
Oral evidence from FAO [Food & Agriculture Organisation], DTZ [Development Trust of Zimbabwe] and Mimosa Mining Company on environmental policy and legislation, and on wild life, natural resources and sustainable forest management
Government Caucus Room
Chair: Hon A. Ndhlovu Clerk: Mr Mazani
Portfolio Committee: Mines and Energy
Oral evidence on the gold sector from:
1. ZRP [Zimbabwe Republic Police] mineral squads and
2. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Chair: Hon Matuke
Monday 31st March at 2 pm
Portfolio Committee: Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
Brief from the Prosecutor-General on the operations and functions of the National Prosecuting Authority
Chair: Hon Majome
Tuesday 1st April at 10 am
Portfolio Committee: Local Government, Rural and Urban Development
Oral evidence from the Mayor of Harare on the circumstances surrounding the suspension and reinstatement of the Town Clerm
Chair: Hon Zindi
Wednesday 2nd April
No open meetings
Thursday 2nd April at 9.30 am
Portfolio Committee: Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment
Oral evidence from the Minister of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment on indigenisation policy and economic policy
Chair: Hon Wadyajena
Members of the public, including Zimbabweans in the Diaspora, can at any time send written submissions to Parliamentary committees by email addressed firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Committee Activities
Committees not holding open meetings will also be meeting, for activities such as:
Registrar-General’s Office The Portfolio Committee on Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services will be paying a fact-finding visit to the Registrar-General’s Offices at Makombe Building and Kaguvi Building.
Marondera and Murehwa hospitals The Thematic Committee on MDGs will be considering its itinerary for visits to these hospitals.
Young women’s projects The Portfolio Committee on Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development will be considering its final draft itinerary for visits to these projects.
Justice delivery system The Thematic Committee on Human Rights will be deliberating on oral evidence received from the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.
Flood victims The Thematic Committee on Peace and Security will be deliberating on oral evidence received from the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing on the current situation regarding relocation of flood victims.
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