Parliament resumes on November 12

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The fourth session of the eleventh National Assembly, which was suspended on October 29, 2014 following President Michael Sata’s death, is scheduled to resume its proceedings next week.

Clerk of the National Assembly Doris Mwinga said the parliamentary proceedings will resume on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

Mrs. Mwinga disclosed this in a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka today.

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Mkhondo Lungu suspended the proceedings of the house after reading a message informing Members of Parliament about the death of President Sata.

The adjournment was made in order to facilitate the funeral of President Sata who died on October 28, 2014 and will be put to rest on November 11, 2014 at Embassy Park in Lusaka.

Before the adjournment, parliament was among other things, debating the proposed 2015 national budget which was presented to the National Assembly by Minster of Finance Alexander Chikwanda on October 10, 2014.