By Azania Post Reporter
PARLIAMENTARY Standing Committees are slated to start meetings in Dodoma on Monday Jan 15, 2018 and one of the crucial tasks will be visiting various areas in Tanzania ahead of the august House scheduled for January 30, 2018.
A statement issued by Information, Public education and Communication department of Tanzania’s Parliament said the committees include that of local authority accounts committee (LAAC), Parliamentary public accounts committee (PAC) and the Land, natural resources and tourism committee.
According to statement, other issues to be scrutinized include the written laws (miscellaneous amendment bill 2017 and the wildlife conservation (amendment) bill, 2017
The Land committee will meet and receive stakeholder’s views on the bill on 16 January this year in Dodoma.
It further said another committee on community development will work on the public service security fund bill, 2017 for two days.
According to the statement, all the nine parliamentary committees will meet to receive various reports from public institutions and respective ministries they supervise
Either, the Parliamentary committee on budget will receive stakeholders’ view on tourism operations soon after introduction of Value Added Tax on the sector.
The statement further said in order to reduce unnecessary costs, disturbances and improve performance, from now onwards all parliamentary committees will meet in Dodoma instead of Dar es Salaam.
After end of the two week parliamentary committees activities, it is expected that the Parliament session will take place in Dodoma on 30 January this year.