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PARLIAMENT

 

OF

 

ZIMBABWE

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VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

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FOURTH SESSION – EIGHTH PARLIAMENT

 

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TUESDAY, 18TH OCTOBER 2016

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Quarter past two o’clock p.m

The Speaker in the Chair

 

Prayers

 

Members Present

Beremauro G;

Bunjira R

Chakona P

Chamisa N

Chapfika D

Chibagu G

Chibaya A

Chidhakwa S

Chigudu M

Chigumba C C.

Chikomba L

Chikuni E

Chimanikire G

Chimedza P Dr

Chimwamurombe A

Chinamasa P

Chinanzvavana C

Chinotimba J

Chipato A

Chirisa F

Chisorochengwe T.

Chitembwe V J

Chitindi C

Chitura L

Chivamba K

Chiwetu J Z

Cross E G

Damasane S A.E;

Dhewa  W

Dutiro P.

Dube S

Dziva T M

Gangarahwe G.

Gezi T

Goche N

Gonese I.T

Gumbo E.

Gumbo J.M

Gumbo S

Guzha N.K.

Haritatos P

Holder J

Hungwa  G

Jaboon J

Kachepa N

Kadungure D A

Kanhanga E W

Karoro D

Katsiru L.

Kaundikiza M

Kazembe K

Khanye N

Khumalo M

Khupe T

Kuruneri C

Kwaramba G

Labode M R

Langa A

Mabuwa C

Machingauta C

Machingura R

Mackenzie I

Madanha M

Maduza T.

Madondo T

Madubeko J

Madzinga P

Mahiya M

Mahoka S

Majaya B

Makari Z.

Makoni R R

Makonya J

Makunde T

Makweya M

Mandipaka O

Mangami D

Mangwende S

Maondera W

Mapiki J

Marumahoko R

Masamvu L

Mashonganyika D

Masiya D

Masuku P

Matambanadzo M

Matangira T R

Mataruse P

Matienga M

Matimba K M

Matiza B J

Matsunga S.

Matuke L

Mavenyengwa R

Mawere M D V

Mawere M RN S

Maziwisa P.

Mbwembwe E

Mguni O

Mguni N.

Mhere E

Mhlanga N J

Mhona F T

Misihairambwi P M

Mkandla M

Mlilo N.

Moyo F

Moyo L

Mpala M.

Mpariwa P

Mpofu B

Mpofu M M

Mpofu R

Mpofu S

Muchenje F

Muchenje M S

Mudarikwa S

Mudau M

Muderedzwa R

Mudzuri E

Mudyiwa M.

Mufunga A

Mugidho M.

Musabayana D.

Mukwangwariwa F G

Mukwena R

Munengami F

Munochinzwa M.

Mupfumi I F

Murai E

Musanhi K S

Musundire A L

Musvaire W

Mutomba W

Mutseyami P C

Muzenda T M

Muzondiwa E S

Muzembi W

Ncube D M

Ncube G M

Ncube H

Ncube S

Ndebele A

Ndhlovu Alice

Ndlovu D M;

Ndlovu M S

Ndlovu N

Nduna D

 Nguni S R

Nhambu B.

Nhema C F.D.;

Nkomo Mail

Nkomo Malachi

Nleya L

Nyanhongo M

Nyere C

Paradza K

Passade J

Pedzisai I

Phiri F P

Rudzirwayi J M

Runesu B

Rungani A

Ruvai E

Samkange J T

Sansole T W

Saruwaka T J.L.;

Savanhu T

Seremwe B.

Shamu W K

Shava J.

Shongedza E

Sibanda D

Sibanda D P

Sibanda K.

Sibanda L

Sibanda M

Sibanda Z

Sithole G K

Sindi C

Tarusenga U  D

Thembani S Z

Toffa J

Tongofa M

Tshuma D

Tshuma J.

Tsomondo C

Undenge S

Uta K.

Vutete M

Wadyajena J M

Watson N J

Zemura L

Zhou P

Zhou T

Zindi I

Ziyambi Z

Zvidzai S

Zwizwai M   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Printed by Order of the House

 

Absent with leave

 

Hon Mushohwe; Hon Mashayamombe;

 

1.      Papers laid upon the Table

 

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development

 

Memorandum to Members of Parliament on the establishment of the Secretary General Campaign Programme Fund in terms of Section 18 of the Public Finance Management Act [By Chapter 22:19]

 

The Minister of Energy and Power Development

 

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2014.

 

Zambezi River Authority Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31st December 2014.

 

Zambezi River Authority Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31st December 2015.

 

2.      Report from the Parliamentary Legal Committee  being an adverse report on  the following Statutory Instrument:

                                                                                                                         Date Received

Statutory instrument 86 of 2016 (Plumtree Town Council (Clamping and Tow away By Laws)...........................................…………      18th October, 2016

 

3.      The Speaker informed the House that all Hon. Members were invited to the 2016 Pre-Budget Seminar which would be held at the ZITF Grounds in Bulawayo from 2nd to 6th November 2016.  He advised Hon. Members to confirm their participation at the Seminar with the Public Relations Office.     

 

4.     The Minister of Industry and Commerce presented a: Bill to repeal and replace      the National Incomes and Pricing Act [Chapter 14:32] and to provide for the establishment of the National Competitiveness Commission and to provide for its functions and management. – National Competitiveness Commission Bill (H.B. 6, 2016)

 

      Bill read for the first time – Bill referred to the Parliamentary Legal Committee

 

5.      Recommital- Committee: Special Economic Zones Bill, (H. B. 15A, 2015) - The Minister of Finance and Economic Development.

 

(House in Committee)

 

Section 56(1) put and agreed to.

 

(House Resumed)

 

6.      Bill referred to the Parliamentary Legal Committee.

 

7.      Report from the Parliamentary Legal Committee  NOT being an adverse report on  the following Bill:

                                                                                                                         Date Received

Special Economic Zones Bill (H.B. 15B, 2015)..........................18th October, 2016

 

8.      Consideration: Special Economic Zones Bill (H.B. 15B, 2015) – The Minister of Finance and Economic Development

 

Section 56(1) put and agreed to.

 

       Third Reading, with leave, forthwith.

 

       Bill read a third time.

 

9.      Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the presidential speech. (Adjourned 13th October 2016 – Hon Matuke)

 

[Time elapsed: 1 hour 30 minutes]

 

Question proposed:  That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows:-

 

May it please you, your Excellency the President:

 

            We, the Members of Parliament of Zimbabwe, desire to express our loyalty to Zimbabwe and beg leave to offer our respectful thanks for the speech, which you have been pleased to address to Parliament.- Hon. Nyamupinga

 

            On the motion of the Minister of Finance and Economic Development: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

10.  Hon Wadyajena seconded by Hon. Sithole moved: That Notice of Motion No.3   for today stand over, until Notice of Motion No. 4 has been disposed of.

 

       Motion put and agreed to.

 

11.  Hon. Sibanda D.S., seconded by Hon. Chamisa moved: That Notice of Motion     No.5 for today stand over until Order of the Day No. 6 has been disposed of.

 

             Motion put and agreed to.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development on Biotechnology (Restored 13th October, 2016 – The Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development).

 

[Days elapsed: 14]

 

Question again proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development on Harnessing Biotechnology for Socio-Economic Development. (S. C. 1, 2016)- Hon. Dr. Mataruse.

 

On the motion of the Minister of Finance and Economic Development: Debate adjourned until tomorrow.

 

13.  On the motion of the Minister of Finance and Economic Development: The House adjourned at half past three o’clock p.m

 

 

 

 

ADVOCATE J.F. MUDENDA,

 Speaker.

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 19TH OCTOBER 2016

 

 

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

 

t    QUESTIONS WITHOUT NOTICE

 

·         QUESTIONS WITH NOTICE

 

*1.       Hon. Ncube H.:  To ask the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Service whether the Ministry has any plans to assist workers who were retrenched at ZISCO Steel in Redcliff town with food aid since they lost a source of livelihood.

 

[Deferred on 12th October, 2016]

 

*2.       Hon. Ncube :.  To ask the Minister of Industry and Commerce to state when the ministry intends to resuscitate ZISCO Steel.

 

[Deferred on 12th October, 2016]

 

*3.       Hon Gwanongodza: To ask the Minister of Industry and Commerce to explain Government policy on traders who apply dual pricing system on cash and plastic money transactions.

 

 

*4.       Hon Zhou T.:  To ask the Minister of Environment, Water and Climate to explain the Ministry’s position on the Ngezi – Mberengwa Mnene water pipeline since this project was planned long back and the pipeline is now a white elephant.

 

*5.       Hon Mavenyengwa: To ask the Minister of Environment Water and Climate to explain government policy regarding the weather forecast for tourist resort areas on the state television and to explain why the Great Zimbabwe Monument which is a tourist attraction in Masvingo is not featuring on the weather forecast bulleting.

 

*6.       Hon Nkomo Mail:  To ask the Minister to Environment, Water and Climate to inform the house what the progress has been made in the construction of the Dingani Dam at Mzola Central area in the Lupane West Constituency.

 

*7.       Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Environment, Water and Climate to inform the House:

 

(a)    When the dam wall for Exchange Irrigation in Silobela will be raised to harness more water  for irrigation purposes

 

(b)   State when the ministry will de-silt the following dams in Silobela: Exchange and Mayorca dams

 

(c)    Whether the ministry has any plans to build new dams in Silobela as the area is prone to drought

 

 

*8        Hon Sithole G: To ask the Minister of Local Government Public Works and National Housing to state when Mr Mwenje Dorah will be given his tittle deeds, since a letter dated, 5 December 2005 with reference number 994/15/165 indicates that he had paid the full purchase of the flat.

 

*9.       Hon Sithole G: To ask the Minister of Local Government Public Works and National Housing to explain the measures the ministry is taking to ease the water crisis in Chitungwiza North.

 

*10.     Hon Sithole G: To ask the Minister of Local Government Public Works and National Housing to explain the measures the ministry is taking to repair roads in Chitungwiza since there are many potholes.

 

*11.     Hon Machingauta: To ask the Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises and Co-operative Development to state when members of the following Housing Co-operatives in Budiriro would get tittle deeds:

 

a)      High Glen Housing Co-operative;

b)      Kutamburira Housing Co-operative;

c)      Z.R.P Housing Co-operative;

d)     Ngungunyani Housing Co-operative and

e)      Goshen Consortium

 

*12.     Hon Mavenyengwa: To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education to state when the ministry is going to give authority for the construction of  Chigwagwa Secondary School in Zaka since the Community and local Member of Parliament have already mobilized materials for the first block.

 

 

*13.   Hon. Mukwangwariwa:  To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education to:

 

a)      State when the Ministry will construct a Secondary School at Shawn / Mede Farm in Ward 26, Zvimba East in view of the fact that pupils are forced to walk long distances of between 15km to 20km to the nearest secondary school.

 

b)      Sate when the Ministry will assist in the construction of a classroom block at Nyabira Secondary School, in Ward 26 in Zvimba East. 

 

*14.       Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education to sate when      the Ministry will provide E-learning in Silobela, particularly at Zibomvu Secondary and Silobela High Schools.

 

 

*15.     Hon Mavenyengwa: To ask the Minister of Energy and Power Development to state when the ministry is going to connect electricity in the following areas in Zaka District:

 

a.       Mukwirimba Primary School;

b.      Mandlore Primary School;

c.       Chivata Primary School;

d.      Chivata Secondary School and

e.       Madhlomo Clinic.

 

*16.     Hon Cross: To ask the Minister of Energy and Power Development to inform the House:

 

(a)    How many pre-paid electricity meters have been installed in homes and business premises throughout Zimbabwe ever since the programme began.

 

(b)   To detail how many prepaid meters have malfunctioned since installation and what ZESA is doing to repair or replace such meters and when the programme would commence.

 

(c)    To detail the guarantee that was issued by the manufacturer or supplier and to state whether those obligations are being met, and if not, to explain why. That is the case

 

*17.     Hon Mpofu M. M : To ask the Minister of Energy and Power Development to state when the Ministry will electrify the following clinics in the Silobela  Constituency:

 

(i)                 Dendera clinic

(ii)               Donsa Clinic

(iii)             B B ORAP Clinic

(iv)             Msilahobe Clinic

(v)               Sigezibubi Clinic

 

*18.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Energy and Power Development to inform  the house, and to state  specific dates when the Ministry will electrify the following schools in  the Silobela Constituency:

(i)                 Zibomvu Primary and Secondary Schools

(ii)               St Dominic’s

(iii)             Ruya Primary School

(iv)             St Peter’s Primary School

(v)               Gobo Primary School

(vi)             Mutimutema Primary School

(vii)           Rusununguko Primary School

(viii)         Donsa Primary School

(ix)             Kizito Primary School

(x)               Dendera Primary School

(xi)             Kanda Primary School

(xii)           Seyzi Primary School

(xiii)         Skumba Tshokotshe Primary

(xiv)         Ntobe Primary and Secondary School

 

*19.     Hon Mangami:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to inform the House on the following:

 

a)      The number of viral load testing machines that are available in public health institutions; and;

b)      The number of viral load testing machines are functioning and the reasons for some of the machines that are not functioning.

 

*20.     Hon Mangami:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to provide this House with the list of public health institutions that have viral load machines in each          province.

 

*21.     Hon Mangami:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to inform the House on the Ministry’s position with regards to faith healers who claim that they can treat HIV and advise people living with HIV to stop taking ARVs.

                                                                                            

*22.     Hon Mangami:  To ask the Minister of Health and Child Care to explain the Ministry’s position on the provisions of universal access to viral load based treatment.

 

*23.     Hon. Mukwangwariwa:  To ask the Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement to state when the people on the farms in Zvimba East will get their A1 permits considering that they have been occupying the farms since 2000 and are now being evicted willy – nilly by A2 farmers;

 

a)      Ward 20 at Mapinga – Beatrice Farm

b)      Ward 26 at Boldwin Farm, Little England farm, Mede Farm and New Lands;

c)      Ward 35 at Amalinda Farm and Warwick Farm.

 

*24.     Hon Cross: To ask the Minister of Home Affairs to:

a)      To state if it is Government policy to allow senior members of the Executive arm of the  State to order the release of suspects arrested on criminal charges from Police custody;

 

(b) To state whether the two Executives released from Police Custody in Avondale, Harare under the instruction of the Acting President have been rearrested and  if they are being prosecuted by the National Prosecuting Authority ;

 

(c) To report whether any kind of force was used during the release and if so to state what action  the Ministry is taking  to ensure that the Vice President responsible for this incident, apologizes to the Nation as a whole for his actions and to the Police in particular; and

 

(d) To state whether any physical injuries to the Police Officers on Duty were sustained during the incident and to inform the House whether the Vice President would be required to pay compensation to the Officers affected.

 

*25.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Home Affairs to inform the House when Ntigwe in the Silobela constituency will have a Police Base considering incidents of stock theft and violence in the area which have resulted in people living in fear.

 

*26.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Home Affairs to state when the Silobela Police would have a vehicle allocated to enable Police Officers to effectively execute their mandate.

 

*27.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development to state when the Ministry will construct the following bridges:

 

(i)     Bridge at Gweru River between Python Ward 21 and Somoza 15 in Silobela

 

(ii)   Vungu River to Langton Farm Bridge

*28.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Development to inform the House what plans are in place to construct the following roads:

 

(i) Kwekwe to Nkayi highway

(ii) Gobo to Mkhuhlane road –Python

*29.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Rural Development and Preservation of Culture and Heritage to state when headmen will be given their allowances which are more than three (3) months arrears.

 

*30.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development to state when the Ministry will resuscitate the Exchange Irrigation in Silobela considering that it is currently operating one (1) engine for irrigation purposes.

 

*31.     Hon Mpofu M.M: To ask the Minister of Mines and Mining Development to explain to the House, indicating specific time frames:

 

(i) What action the Ministry is taking to solve mining disputes in the Silobela Constituency since Midlands Provincial Mining Office has taken more than two (2) years and seems to be overwhelmed by such conflicts.

(ii) Explain whether the issue of solving such disputes is due to incompetent staff or interference by high offices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDERS OF THE DAY AND NOTICES OF MOTIONS

 

1.      hon wadyajena

hon. sithole

 

That this  House takes note of the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Youth, Indigenization and Economic Empowerment on Marange- Zimunya  Community Share Ownership Trust (S.C. 22, 2016) .

 

2.      hon. mandipaka

 hon. muderedzwa

 

              That this House-

 

             AWARE that Zimbabwe is a peace loving nation;

 

DISTURBED by recent acts of violence and terror on innocent people by opposition political parties;

            

             WORRIED by vicious attacks on police officers and security agents;

 

CONCERNED by the looting and destruction of property and infrastructure in Greater Harare;

 

NOW THEREFORE calls upon Parliament to resolve to:

 

a)      Strongly condemns political parties perpetrating acts of violence on our nation.

b)      Calls upon the Government of Zimbabwe Republic Police to arrest all those rowdy youths involved in acts of violence and to facilitate their prosecution;

c)      Asks the Minister of Home Affairs to make a statement on the state of affairs with regards to recent political violence and to assure the nation of its safety and security.

 

3.      hon. gonese

hon. sibanda d.s.

 

That this House:

 

NOTING the unanimous adoption of the SADC Model Law on eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Those Already in Marriage at the SADC PF in Ezulwini, Swaziland on the 3rd of June 2016,

 

ACKNOWLEDGING that the Model Law addresses all the issues and matters related to and incidental to rights and concepts relating to the Child,

prohibition of child betrothal and marriage, as well as measures and interventions to mitigating the effects of child marriage, offences and enforcement;

 

RECOGNISING that the Draft Model Law can be adopted with minimal changes to constitute a holistic, comprehensive and all –embracing legislation dealing with the subject matter,

 

DESIROUS that child marriages must be ended as a matter of urgency.

 

NOW THEREFORE, calls upon the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to forthwith introduce this Model Law to Parliament so that it becomes part of Zimbabwean law with suitable changes.

 

  1. Hon. Misihairabwi-Mushonga

            Hon. Toffa

 

            That this House -

 

ACKNOWLEDGING that Section 18 of the Constitution provides for regional equality and states “The state must promote the fair representation of all Zimbabwe’s regions in all institutions and agencies of government at every level;

 

FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGING that Section 17 provides that “The State must promote full gender balance in Zimbabwean society, and in particular the state must promote the full participation of women in all spheres of Zimbabwean society on the basis of equality with men;

 

NOTING that both Section 18 and Section 17 place obligations on the state to take specific measures to rectify both regional and gender imbalances in society;

 

            CONCERNED that the process of identifying providers of government services and government tenders are violating Section 17 and Section 18;

 

            NOW THEREFORE resolves to call upon the Executive to ensure that:

 

a)      All processes of identifying providers of services to government are conducted in a transparent and accountable manner.

b)      Awarding of government and parastatal tenders promotes fair regional representation; and

c)      A 30% quota of all government tenders are reserved for women.

 

5.      hon chamisa

hon. gonese

 

            That this House;

 

            NOTING that it has been exactly one year since the disappearance of Itai Dzamara;

 

            CONSIDERING that the Minister of Home Affairs was ordered to give monthly reports on progress;

 

            PERTURBED that the Government has not been updating the Nation on progress;

 

            COGNISANT of the citizen’s constitutional right and the importance of strengthening the constitutionalism, human rights and consolidation of democracy;

 

ACKNOWLEDGES the existence of the International Convention on the Protection from Enforced Disappearances as an international human rights instrument.

 

NOW THEREFORE, Parliament calls upon the Government to:

 

(a)       Bring finality and closure to investigations leaving no stones unturned;

 

(b)   Chip in on the social welfare and support to the Dzamara family, particularly the wife and children as restorative and rehabilitative measures;

 

(c)   Guarantee non repetition of such occurrences and giving assurance in the protection to the right to demonstrate and petition; and

 

(d)   Ensure all perpetrators of politically motivated violence are prosecuted

      and that victims receive restorative and rehabilitative justice.

 

6.      hon chamisa

hon. sibanda d.p

 

That this House:

 

NOTING the disturbing images and video footage of men and women in police   uniform beating up innocent civilians 

 

AWARE that the Police Charter rests on the settled principle of pro lege, pro patria,        pro populi (for the law, for the country, for the people)

 

WORRIED by the recent behavior and conduct of certain Police details in their   handling and beating up of demonstrating and peace loving citizens.

 

CONCERNED with human rights abuses and rule by law instead rule of law, as instigated by certain police officers or persons masquerading as Police;

 

PERTUBED that the Minister responsible for the Police or the Commissioner General have not made efforts to censure or discipline the perpetrators who violated the National Constitution.

 

FURTHER CONCERNED that the bad behavior of a few bad apples among the Police are creating animosity between citizens (people of Zimbabwe) and the Police

 

ACKNOWLEDGING that His Excellency President Mugabe has publicly condemned the public who were exercising their rights without correspondingly condemning the          Police for their abuse of citizen rights and that of the Constitution

 

 

NOW THEREFORE, calls upon the Minister of Home Affairs to :

 

(a)    Investigate the conduct of the Police and report to the Parliament

(b)   Issue a public apology over the untoward conduct of some of the Police Officers

(c)    Immediately implement a training of Police on human rights as part of their curriculum in terms of the Constitution.

(d)   Put in place an act of Parliament setting up an Independent Complaints Mechanism for members of the public as contemplated by Section 210 of the National Constitution; and

 

That Parliament sets up a Commission of Inquiry to investigate into the conduct of such officers.

 

  1. Hon. Muderedzwa

Hon. Mutseyami

 

That the motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Defence, Home Affairs and Security Services on the Landmines Situation in Zimbabwe which was superseded by the end of the Third Session of the Eighth Parliament be restored on the Order Paper in terms of Standing Order No. 73.

 

  1. Adjourned debate on motion on the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development on Biotechnology (Adjourned 18th October, 2016 – The Minister of Finance and Economic Development ).

 

[Days elapsed: 15]

 

Question proposed: That this House takes note of the First Report of the Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development on Harnessing Biotechnology for Socio-Economic Development. (S. C. 1, 2016)- Hon. Dr. Mataruse.

 

9.      The Minister of Finance and Economic Development

that whereas, Section 327(3) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe provides that an agreement which is not an international treaty but which has been concluded or executed by the President or under the President’s authority with one or more foreign organizations or entities and imposes fiscal obligations on Zimbabwe does not bind Zimbabwe until it has been approved by Parliament;

 

AND WHEREAS, a loan Agreement between Government of Zimbabwe and the OPEC Fund for the International Development relating to a US$7.6 million Line of Credit to support the Poverty Alleviation Project in three (3) provinces, namely Masvingo, Manicaland and Matabeleland North.

 

NOW THEREFORE, in terms of section 327(3) of the Constitution, this House resolves that the aforesaid Agreement be and is hereby approved.

 

10.  Adjourned debate on motion in reply to the presidential speech. (Adjourned 18th October 2016 – The Minister of Finance and Economic Development)

 

[Time elapsed: 1 hour 50 minutes]

 

Question proposed:  That a respectful address be presented to the President of Zimbabwe as follows:-

 

May it please you, your Excellency the President:

 

            We, the Members of Parliament of Zimbabwe, desire to express our loyalty to Zimbabwe and beg leave to offer our respectful thanks for the speech, which you have been pleased to address to Parliament.- Hon. Nyamupinga

 

 

11.        Committee of Supply.

 

 

BILL REFERRED TO THE PARLIAMENTARY LEGAL COMMITTEE

 

 

National Competitiveness Commission Bill (H.B. 6, 2016) – The Minister of Industry and Commerce

 

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