Parliament, Tuesday, 30 August 2022 – The Peace and Security Cluster Ministers will tomorrow, Wednesday 31 August at 15.00, be in the National Assembly (NA) to respond to Questions for Oral Reply at a hybrid plenary sitting.
The Peace and Security Cluster consists of Ministers responsible for Police, Justice and Correctional Services, Defence and Military Veterans, Minister in the Presidency (State Security), Home Affairs, as well as International Relations and Cooperation.
Holding regular question and answer sessions by the President, Deputy President, and Cabinet Ministers is one of the methods in which Parliament, as specified in section 92(2) of the Constitution, holds the Executive to account.
During the same hybrid plenary session, the NA will deliberate on the Report of Standing Committee on Finance to consider the Request for Approval by Parliament of Protocol amending the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the State of Kuwait for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Also tomorrow, the House will hold a debate on National Women’s Day, themed: “Women’s socio-economic rights, empowerment and resilience.”
For a complete list of questions, please click on this link: https://www.parliament.gov.za/storage/app/media/Docs/quest_inte/f9f86253-7ae2-4ea3-bc8a-ac7fc45fdd35.pdf
DETAILS OF THE NA HYBRID SITTING ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Venue: NA Good Hope Chamber and virtual platform.
Media wishing to physically attend the NCOP Hybrid Sitting should send their details (full name, name of media house, ID or passport number) to Manelisi Ntsodo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the media who wish to observe the hybrid sitting on a virtual platform should forward their contact details to Mr Mlindi Mpindi on email@example.com for inclusion in the Parliament Communications Service WhatsApp group, where login details will be shared. Journalists must forward their requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).
Members of the public may follow the virtual engagement live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), via live stream on Parliament YouTube channel and Twitter page on the links below. You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.
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