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The Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises started their examination on different parastatals today and it is anticipated to end on the 16th December 2020. The purpose of their sitting is to examine the mandate of parastatals appearing before the Committee as well as their financial achievements and challenges they encounter on daily basis.
 
Appearing before the committee today was Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority(BAOA) led by their Chief Executive Officer(CEO) , Mr. Duncan Majinda and Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency led by its CEO Thabo Thamane as their accounting officer.
 
The Member of this committee are as follows;
Hon. Dr. N. Tshabang-Chairperson
Hon. T. Monnakgotla
Hon. A. Lesaso
Hon. Dr. U. Dow
Hon. T. Letsholo
Hon. D. Tshere
Hon. O. Regoeng
Hon. K. Nkawana
Hon. M. Reatile

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COMMITTEE ON STATUTORY BODIES AND STATE ENTERPRISES

23rd NOVEMBER 2020 – 16th DECEMBER 2020

VENUE: Auditorium (Annex II Parliament Buildings)

TIME DATE  PARASTATAL
Day 1: Monday 23rd November 2020
 0830 - 1300 hrs  Committee meeting
 Day 2: Wednesday 25th November 2020
0830 - 1030 hrs BAOA
1100 - 1300 hrs CEDA
 Day 3: Monday 30th November 2020
0830 - 1030 hrs SEZA
1100 - 1300 hrs BAMB
Day 4: Wednesday 2nd December 2020
0830 - 1030 hrs NARDI
 1100 - 1300hrs
NDB
Day 5: Monday 7th December 2020
 0830 - 1030 hrs  BMC
 1100 - 1300 hrs  BR
 Day 6: Wednesday 9th December 2020
 0830 - 1030 hrs  SPEDU
 11100 - 1300 hrs  LEA
Day 7: Monday 14th December 2020
0830 -1030 hrs BURS
1100 - 1300 hrs PEEPA
Day 8: Wednesday 16th December 2020
 0830 - 1030 hrs Air Botswana
1100 - 1300 hrs BERA

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 Parliamentary Committees Schedule of Examinations

Committee Themes Issues to be discussed

Date

    Governance and Oversight Governance, Oversight and Participatory Democracy
  • Oversight Institutions
  • Governance
  • Administrative Justice and Human Rights
  • Corruption and Economic Crime
  • Elections Management
5th - 8th October
 Public Service and its Management  Inclusive Labour Relations
  • Bargaining Council
  • Public Service Act
  • Employee Relations
  • Public Sector Trade Unions
12th -15th October 
 Labour and Home Affairs  Inclusive Labour Relations
  • Employment and Labour Relations
  • COVID -19 labour impacts
  • Trade Unions
 19th – 23rd October
Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture Demographic Dividend
  • Youth Development
  • Youth and SRHR
  • Arts Development
21st -23rd October
Women’s Caucus Gender Mainstreaming
  • GBV
  • SRHR
  • Gender Development and Mainstreaming
21st -23rd October
Foreign Affairs, Defence, Justice and Security Public Safety, Protection and Crime reduction
  • Government Assurances 201-2014
  • 2015-2018

9th - 13th November

Statutory Bodies Accountability and Good Governance
  • Financial Statements for SOEs
23rd Nov -11th December
Public Accounts Committee Accountability and Good Governance
  • 58th PAC Examination
  • 2019/2020 Financial Statements
  • Performance Audits
11th January – 5th February 2021

 

THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT THE ABOVE PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES WILL BE CONVENING FOR THEIR OVERSIGHT ACTIVITIES. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, CIVIL SOCIETY, ORGANISATION AND STAKEHOLDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO FORWARD WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS TO THE COMMITTEES OF INTEREST TO THE CONTACTS PROVIDED BELOW:

ATTENSION:

ASSITANT CLERK - COMMITTEE

MR L. KEEKAE

TEL: 3616812

EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency the President Dr Mokgwetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi on his address of the Nation yesterday (9th November 2020) at Gaborone International Convection Centre (GICC) said that despite the challenges presented by COVID 19, Government remains steadfast in its promises to create jobs particularly for young people and also promote Botswana’s digitization, provide quality education and lastly to ensure that the nation of Botswana have reliable electricity, water, roads, hospitals and schools.  

He furthermore said an economic recovery and transformational plan was done to reboot and cushion the economy and through CEDA’s Letlhabile programme, in which about 3873 micro businesses were assisted 3883 jobs were created. Masisi said the government is also committed to reviving the beef industry and promote other sectors such as mining and introduce electronic services.

This house proceeding of the 1st Meeting of the 2nd Session of the 12th Parliament is anticipated to end on the 18th of December 2020 and therefore, members of the public are urged to continue watching the proceedings on Botswana Television and to observe COVID-19 Protocols at all times.

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