KAMPALA – Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has issued a number of guidelines that parliament is going to follow starting 14th this month as these are aimed at combating the spread of Coronavirus.
Among these include, 0nly 100 MPS will be expected to turn up for plenary sitting on their designated days by their party chiefwhips as this will reduce in the congestion of MPS in the chamber.
The parties are expected to appoint 10 from their parties for every sitting and only 10 ministers will be allowed for every sitting.
Kadaga has still guided that starting 14th, the plenary sittings will shift to ack to the parliament chambers unlike it has been now where they had shifted to Conference Hall where they had sought big space as parliament fulfilled the social distancing guideline issued by President Museveni.
Meanwhile, in the chambes, the MPS will have to distance themselves four meters away from each other and that chambers will have to be sanitized every after the sitting and MPs will not have to hold on microphone as this will only be responsibility of seragent at arm’s.
MPs have been cautioned against entering chambers in groups.