President Emmerson Mnangagwa will on October 1 deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) when he will officially open the Second Session of the Ninth Parliament.
This was revealed by the Clerk of Parliament Kennedy Chokuda. He said:
The State of the Nation Address will be made simultaneously with the official opening of the Second Session of the Ninth Parliament.
President Mnangagwa is expected to inform the nation on political developments both in the country and the region, as well as set the legislative agenda for the second session of the Ninth Parliament.
The First Session of the Ninth Parliament witnessed the passing of five Bills with two of the Bills being signed into law.
The Bills that were signed into law are the Shop Licence Amendment Act and the Tripartite Negotiating Forum Act.
The Consumer Protection Bill, Microfinance Amendment Bill and the Maintenance of Peace and Order Bill were passed by Parliament but are yet to be signed into law.