Monday 02nd October 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Three Ministers will appear before the National Assembly his week.

The Minister of Youth, Sport and Cultyre, Mrs. Mitcy Larue and the Minister of Health Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, will answer a Private Notice Question by the Leader of the Oppoition, Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan related to the outbreak   of the plague in Madagascar that has cost the life of one Seychellois citizen.

 

Minister of Habitat, Infrastructure and Land Transport, Mr. Charles Bastienne will be answering an Urgent Question by the Member of Grand Anse Praslin, Hon. Wavel Woodcock as to why this Ministry is demanding the habitants of Moulinie Estate to pay SR 25,000/- to re-roof their houses which are still in good state.

Mr. Charles Bastienne will also be making a statement before the Assembly relating his Ministry’s Comprehensive Housing Plan.

Additionally, Eight Motions will be debated on by Members.

The first Motion is by Hon. Charles De Commarmond, the Leader of Government Business who is calling to approve the appointment by President of Mr. Krishnan Labonte as Commissioner of Police in accordance with Article 160 (1) of the Constitution. The National Assembly will also debate on the reports of the International Affairs Committee Annual Report and the Public & Finance Accounts Committee Report on L’Union Estate Company, 2017.

Hon. Churchill Gill – Member Baie Ste Anne Praslin is calling for the decentralization for all Government essential services on Mahe to Praslin. This will reduce costs for Praslin and La Digue inhabitants and also provide for more efficiency from Government service providers.

Hon. Clive Roucou – Member for Plaisance. In recognizing the increase in the number of reported cases of Cancer in Seychelles, the assembly is calling on the Ministry of health to invest in more resources that could aid in detecting and treating cancer in patients.

Hon. Noline Sophola – Member for La Digue is calling on the government to put in place a mechanism where Private Sectors in Construction Business and other Companies for example SACOS and Pension Fund could construct 1 bedroom house or bed sitters at an affordable cost to cater for young professionals or University Graduates from Praslin and La Digue and employed on Mahe.

Hon. Jude Valmont – Member for Pointe larue is calling the Government to re-introduce the General purpose Loan Scheme GPL for government employees and also encouraging same for the Privates Sectors.

Hon Charles De Commarmond – Leader of Government Business demands that the Government considers financing a dynamic program for all sectors of the economy especially for the young school leavers.

Hon. Noline Sophola – Member for La Digue is calling on the government to put in place a mechanism where Private Sectors in Construction Business and other Companies for example SACOS and Pension Fund could construct 1 bedroom house or bed sitters at an affordable cost to cater for young professionals or University Graduates from Praslin and La Digue and employed on Mahe.

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