Parly adjourns for Easter recess

HARARE - The Zimbabwean Parliament is to hold its first plenary sitting on April 5 after the Easter recess, with both houses adjourning for 16 days.

Parliament’s two-week Easter recess began after the National Assembly and Senate sittings on March 17.

All portfolio committee and thematic committee business has also been suspended.

Committee meetings, the National Assembly and the Senate will all resume sitting on April 5.

The priorities of this session will be on the Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences Bill and the Gwanda State University Bill.

The Bills had their first readings on March 8 and were immediately referred to the Parliamentary Legal Committee (PLC).

This brought up to four the number of National Assembly Bills under consideration by the PLC, the others being the Special Economic Zones Bill and the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill.  None of these Bills can proceed to the second reading stage until the PLC has reported.

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