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Parliament of Botswana

Hon. Phandu Chaka Skelemani MP, Speaker of the National Assembly
CPA Botswana Branch President
Parliament of Botswana parliament@gov.bw
Barbara Dithapo, Clerk of the National Assembly
CPA Botswana Branch Secretary
Parliament of Botswana parliament@gov.bw

Joined the Commonwealth: 30 September 1966

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1962 (as Bechuanaland); 1 January 1966 (as Botswana)

Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral - National Assembly (65)

Parliament/Legislature website: Parliament of Botswana

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees:
16 Public Accounts Committee; Statutory Bodies and State Enterprises Committee; Subsidiary Legislation Committee; Finance and Estimates Committee; Wildlife, Tourism, Natural Resources and Climate Change Portfolio Committee; Agriculture, Lands and Housing Portfolio Committee; Foreign Affairs, Defence, Justice, Security and Government Assurances Portfolio Committee; Finance, Trade and Economic Development Portfolio Committee; Communications, Works, Transport and Technology Portfolio Committee; Labour and Home Affairs Portfolio Committee; Health and HIV/AIDS Portfolio Committee; Governance and Oversight Portfolio Committee; Public Service and its Management Portfolio Committee; Education and Skills Development Portfolio Committee; Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture Portfolio Committee; Local Governance and Social Welfare Portfolio Committee

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees:
Committee of Selection; Standing Orders and Reforms Committee; Committee on National Assembly Staff; Committee on Member's Rights, Interests and Privileges; Business Advisory Committee; Committee on Chairpersons of Parliamentary Committees


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013-2021):


 

Key Facts

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Population
2,065,398
Date of Independence
30 Sep 1966
CPA Branch Formed
01 Jan 1967
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Gaborone