Open Committee Meetings 28 February to 3 March: Committees Series 3/2022

Timetable of Open Meetings

In the following tables “TC” means Senate Thematic Committee and “PC” means National Assembly Portfolio Committee.

Monday 28 February at 10 am

Committee or Committees Type of meeting Agenda
Joint Meeting

TCs on Gender and Development, and

Human Rights

Virtual Meeting Oral evidence from Ministry of Justice and ZPCS on the status of children staying with their mothers during the incarceration period and availability of antenatal services for pregnant women.
PC on Higher and Tertiary Education Virtual Meeting Unpacking of the Amendment of Universities Statutes Bill [H.B, 13, 2021] by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development.

Monday 28 February at 2 pm

PC on Budget, Finance and Economic Development Virtual Meeting Oral evidence with Ministry of Finance and Economic Development on the ZIMRATU petition on retention of funds by ZIMRA.
PC on Local Government Physical  meeting- Venue: Government Caucus Room


Oral  evidence  from  the  Minister  of  Local Government and Public Works on the status of the Chiefs’ Council Secretariat and the administering of the Chiefs’ Council Vote.
PC on Transport and infrastructure


Virtual Meeting Oral evidence from the CMED Board and Management on the role of CMED in the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP) 2.

Tuesday 1st March at 10 am

TC on SDGs
(Sustainable Development Goals)
Virtual Meeting Oral evidence from the Zimbabwe Gender Commission on efforts to eliminate all harmful practices such as child, early and forced marriage of girls and women.
PC on Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Physical meeting.  Venue: Senate Chamber Oral evidence from the ZimTrade on the overview of the Dubai and Durban Expo in relation to the agriculture sector.


Thursday 3rd March at 10 am

TC on Indigenization and Empowerment Virtual Meeting Oral Evidence from the Ministry of Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry on the empowerment policies and programmes in the tourism and hospitality industry.
PC  on Women Affairs, Community and Small and Medium Enterprises Virtual meeting Oral evidence from the Midlands community petitioners on the incapacitation of the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community and SMEs Ward Development Officers.

There will no committee meetings on Friday 4th March 2022.

How to Follow Virtual Open Meetings on the ZOOM Platform

For assistance in following the proceedings in virtual 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.

Source: Veritas

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