Parley resumes sitting on February 19

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The Second Session of the Eleventh National Assembly will resume sitting on Tuesday 19th February 2013.

Parliamentary Media Liaison Officer Mathew Mukelebai has announced this in a press statement released to ZANIS in Lusaka today.

Parliament, which adjourned sine die on December 12, last year after sitting for a total of 46 days, considered and passed a total of nine bills.

Among the notable issues that will be discussed when parliament resumes sitting this month is the Bank of Zambia Amendment Bill, National Health Research Bill and the Medicines and Allied Substance Bill.

Other bills include the Higher Education Bill, the Teaching Profession Bill and the Millennium Challenge Compact Bill.

Furthermore, the house is expected to have new Members of Parliament that will be elected from the two by elections that will take place in Livingstone and Mpongwe constituencies on the 28 February.