SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT TO RESPOND TO QUESTIONS IN PARLIAMENT THIS WEEK

CAPE TOWN, The South African is set for a busy week ahead with both chambers expected to deliberate on major important legislative issues and the National Assembly (lower house) scheduled to host President Cyril Ramaphosa who will be responding oral questions as part of the legislative oversight.

Eleven Budget Vote debates of various government departments and regular plenary house sessions are among the ways in which Parliament will be overseeing the work of the Executive. The President is scheduled to appear once per quarter to answer questions in the National Assembly to deal with policy issues and matters of public interest.

The Departments of Basic Education and Science and Technology are some of the departments expected to present their Budget Votes to Parliament this week.

The National Council of Provinces, the upper house of Parliament, in conjunction with the South African Local Government Association (Salga), will host the three-day Local Government Week activities which will be conducted this year under theme, Land Use Towards Integrated Spatial Planning.

On Friday, the Standing Committee on the Auditor-General is expected to meet to consider the final version of the Public Audit Amendment Bill before its adoption.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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