constituition.jpgAll is now set for the beginning of the Parliamentary Select Committee outreach programme with the two day launch scheduled to take place on the 16th of this month.



Preparations for the launch of the long awaited commencement of the consultation phase of the drafting of a new supreme law are now gathering momentum. Co-chairman of the parliamentary select committee Cde Munyaradzi Paul Mangwana said the bulk of the equipment that will be used has now arrived in the country with the rest expected by the end of this week.


Cde Mangwana said the outreach programme will be launched on the 16th of  this month, and on the 17th and all members of the outreach team should report to their respective provisional capitals for accreditation.


 Induction courses have been lined up for the 18th of this month and the actual consultations are expected to start in earnest on the 19th of June.     


“I am glad to announce that the resources for the outreach are now in place. We have shifted the date from the 15th to the 16 to allow for the launch at the request of the principals to the GPA.


“The UNDP is administering the funds amounting to US$7,2 million that has been availed to COPAC so far and we are expecting a smooth take off,” said Cde Mangwana.


Cde Mangwana added that the Central Mechanical and Equipment Department CMED which is in charge of the vehicles that will be used during this phase, has assured COPAC that they are currently in the process of supplying fuel to all the provincial depots, in preparation for the commencement of the programme.


A total amount of US$7, 2 million was availed for the consultation phase mainly by donors , and the funds are being administered by the UNDP, with COPAC sending requisitions for all their requirements.