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Speaker pledges radio, TV as parliament week ends

On Feb.10, events to mark parliament week ended with a ‘public plenary’ where members of the public were engaged in discussions about the measures to mitigate adverse effects of climate change in parliament chambers.

According to speaker Rebecca Kadaga, this was meant to give the public a feel of what actually happens in parliament. Kadaga who pointed out the need to educate the public about functions of the legislature said parliament is considering starting a TV and Radio stations to rely information directly such that people can follow the deliberations.

Parliament week is a programme of events that involve exhibitions and meetings with different segments of society meant to enhance relations between parliament and the public just in line with the theme which was, ‘Engaging the public in a people-centered parliament’.

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