Monday 3rd November, 2014
THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
The Minister for Natural Resources, Mr. Peter Sinon will be present for question time during this week’s sitting of the National Assembly.
The Minister will address the following concerns: the Ministry’s efforts to curb continual hikes in fish prices; perceived benefits of the insurance scheme for farmers and fishermen; measures to prevent flooding at Au Cap farm (situated behind the Creole Institute) during periods of heavy rainfall; storage facilities for La Digue fishermen; provision of Veterinary services; sustainability of fish stocks and strategies in place to develop the Blue Economy Concept.
Moreover, two motions have been tabled for this sitting: Hon. Lenny Lebon, representative for the Grand Anse Mahe district will call for the adoption of a national policy to improve the accessibility of public places for persons with disabilities. Additionally, Hon. Bresson, representative for the Bel Ombre district, will call for the executive to establish a competent authority to monitor product quality, standards and prices.
Haajira Jumaye (Ms)
Public Relations, Communication and Protocol Officer