Parley calls special sitting

Urgent: The National Assembly has called a special meeting next week Wednesday PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Urgent: The National Assembly has called a special meeting next week Wednesday PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Members of Parliament (MP) have been called for a special Parliament meeting to discuss the issue of their salaries and allowance amendment bill, Mmegi has learnt.

The virtual sitting will be held on October 5, 2022. MPs have agreed on a five percent salary and requested to be paid six months arrears.

A letter written on September 27, 2022 by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Barbara Dithapo reads: “Honourable Members are invited to a special Parliament meeting on October 5, Wednesday 2022 at 1400hours to consider the National Assembly (salaries and allowances) amendment bill.

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