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Observation of Parliament and Ntlo Ya Dikgosi Debates

Overview

The public is given the opportunity to observe both Parliament and Ntlo ya Dikgosi live debates in their respective Chambers.

The Chambers have public galleries to sit members of the public.

Who is eligible?

Citizen and non-citizens

How do I get this service?

The service is obtained when:

Parliament is sitting as follows:Official Opening Meeting (State of the Nation Address presented by His excellency the President) - November to December

Sitting hours:

  • 1400hrs to 1800hrs on Monday to Thursday
  • 0900hrs to 1230hrs on Fridays

Budget Meeting (Presentation of the Budget Speech by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development) - February to April

Sitting hours:

  • 1400hrs to 1800hrs on Monday to Thursday
  • 0900hrs to 1230hrs on Fridays

Winter/General Meeting (Discuss general issues) - July to August

Sitting hours:

  • 1400hrs to 1800hrs on Monday to Thursday
  • 0900hrs to 1230hrs on Fridays

Ntlo ya Dikgosi is sitting as follows:

General meetings - January, June and October

Sitting Hours:

  • 0900hrs to 1630hrs on Monday to Fridays
  • 1400hrs to 1630hrs on Wednesdays
Where can I get more information on this Service

Parliament of Botswana
Public Relations Office

Government Enclave 
P o Box 240
Gaborone
Tel. (+267) 361 6800
Fax. (+267) 391 3103

Website: http://www.parliament.gov.bw or BW Parliament Facebook page

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, except public holidays

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