Here is what will happen in parliament today

Here is what will happen in parliament today

 

Tuesday, 18th September, 2018

ZAMBIA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

THIRD SESSION OF THE TWELFTH ASSEMBLY
ORDER PAPER –

AT 14:30 HOURS

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER (STANDING ORDER NO. 30)

1. Mr Chabi (Chipili) – to ask the Minister of Local Government:

(a) whether the 42 fire tenders procured by the Government are comprehensively insured;
(b) if so, what the insured amount for each fire tender is;
(c) how many fire tenders were involved in road traffic accidents as of July, 2018;
(d) how many were completely damaged and were replaced through insurance claims; and
(e) what the causes of the accidents were.

2. Ms Chisangano (Gwembe) – to ask the Minister of Energy:

(a) how many schools and clinics were earmarked for construction
in Gwembe Parliamentary Constituency under the Gwembe Tonga Development Project;
(b) of the schools and clinics above, how many have been completed and were operational as of June, 2018;
(c) how many schools and clinics benefited in form of the following, as of June, 2018:
(i) water supply;
(ii) power supply; and
(iii) road network; and
(d) how much money, in total, has been spent under the project in:
(i) Gwembe District; and
(ii) the entire Gwembe Valley region.

3. Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) – to ask the Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection:

(a) when the rehabilitation of the Mambulwe Dam in Nangoma Parliamentary Constituency will commence;
(b) what has caused the delay in rehabilitating the Dam; and
(c) what the total cost of the project is.

4. Mr Kasandwe (Bangweulu) – to ask the Minister of Tourism and Arts:

(a) how much money, in form of tourism levy, had been collected from inception to July, 2018;
(b) whether the money has been deposited into the Tourism Development Fund;
(c) how many tourism projects have been financed from the Fund; and
(d) whether the Fund is achieving the intended purpose.

5. Mr Lufuma (Kabompo) – to ask the Minister of Local Government:

(a) when the tarring of township roads in Kabompo District will commence;
(b) what has caused the delay in commencing the project;
(c) what the total cost of the project is; and
(d) what the time frame for completing the project is.

6. Ms Mwape (Mkushi North) – to ask the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development:

(a) when the contracts to tar the following roads in Mkushi District were signed:
(i) Masansa-Luano-Kabwe; and
(ii) Masansa-Mpula;
(b) what has caused the delay in commencing the works;
(c) when works on the projects will commence; and
(d) what the time frame for the completion of the projects is.

7. Mr Miyutu (Kalabo Central) – to ask the Minister of Tourism and Arts:

(a) whether the Government has taken any measures to promote traditional dances and other forms of art in Kalabo District and other rural parts of the country;
(b) if so, what the measures are; and
(c) what benefits accrued to the Government as a result of promoting art and culture from January, 2017 to June, 2018.

8. Mr D Mumba (Chama North) – to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

(a) whether the Government has any plans to construct a police station and a correctional facility in Chama North Parliamentary Constituency;
(b) if so, when the plans will be implemented; and
(c) if there are no such plans, why.

9. Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) – to ask the Minister of Finance:

(a) whether the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) taxes individual account holders for maintaining bank accounts;
(b) if so, what the tax is called;
(c) at what rate the accounts are taxed; and
(d) how much revenue was collected from the exercise from January, 2015 to June, 2018, year by year.

10. Mr Mbulakulima (Milenge) – to ask the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development:

(a) when the construction of Lwela Bridge in Milenge District will commence; and
(b) what the cause of the delay in commencing the project is.

11. Mr Mbulakulima (Milenge) – to ask the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development:

(a) whether the Government has any plans to construct infrastructure in Milenge District in the next two years;
(b) if so, what type of infrastructure will be constructed; and
(c) if there are no such plans, why.

12. Mr Kamondo (Mufumbwe) – to ask the Minister of Health when the Government will resume the construction of health posts, under the 650 Health Posts Project, whose contracts were terminated.

13. Mr Lufuma (Kabompo) – to ask the Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry why 10 out of 12 solar milling plants were allocated to co-operative societies which were not on the approved list of beneficiaries in Kabompo District.

14. Mr Miyutu (Kalabo Central) – to ask the Minister of Energy:

(a) how many solar power plants were operational, countrywide, as of 30th June, 2018;
(b) whether the Government has any plans to install more solar power plants in rural areas;
(c) if so, when the plans will be implemented; and
(d) which districts are earmarked for installation of solar power plants in 2019.

15. Mr D Mumba (Chama North) – to ask the Minister of Justice:

(a) when the construction of the magistrates court building in Chama North Parliamentary Constituency will be completed;
(b) what has caused the delay in completing the project; and
(c) what the time frame for the completion of the project is.

NOTICE OF MOTION

Mr D Mumba

Thanks – His Excellency the President’s Address: That the thanks of this Assembly be recorded for the exposition of public policy contained in His Excellency the President’s Address.

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