REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSPORT, WORKS AND SUPPLY FOR THESECOND SESSION OF THE ELEVENTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY APPOINTED ON 26
Mr K Simbao, MP (Chairperson); Mr W Banda, MP; Mr L Chabala, MP; Mr M Chishimba, MP; Mrs A M Chungu, MP;Mr K Konga, MP; Mr V M Mooya, MP; and Mr O C Mulomba, MP.The Honourable Mr Speaker National AssemblyParliament Buildings
Sir Your Committee has the honour to present its report for the Second Session of the Eleventh National Assembly.
Functions of the Committee
2. In accordance with the National Assembly Standing Orders, the functions of your Committee are to:a. study and report on the mandate, management and operations of the Ministry of Transport, Works,Supply and Communications and carry out any other duties assigned or referred to them by thehouse pertaining to the activities of the said Ministry;b. carry out detailed investigations or scrutiny of certain activities being undertaken by the Ministryand make appropriate recommendations to the House through reports; andc. consider in detail the annual reports of the agencies and/or departments under the Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications; and consider any Bills that may be referred to it bythe House.
Meetings of the Committee
3. Your Committee held sixteen meetings during the year under review.
Procedure adopted by your Committee
In order to gain insight on the topical issue, your Committee interacted with the following stakeholders:(i)
National Airports Corporation Limited;(ii)
Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry;(iii)
Board of Airlines Representatives of Zambia;(iv)
Engineering Institution of Zambia;(v)
National Council for Construction;(vi)
Guild Air-Traffic Controllers of Zambia;(vii)
Newrest First Catering Limited;(viii)
Dr Chabula J. Kawesha, Consultant;(ix)
Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection;(x)
Ministry of Tourism and Arts;(xi)
Ministry of Finance;(xii)
Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry; and