GITEGA July 3rd (ABP) – Burundi Senate President Emmanuel Sinzohagera has highlighted the results of the parliamentary session of April 2022, eighteen bills which have been analyzed and passed by the Upper House of Parliament out of the twenty-eight sent to it by the government of the Republic of Burundi. He delivered the said report on Thursday, June 30, 2022, during the closing ceremonies of that session. Among these bills, he said, there is the one on the ratification by the Republic of Burundi of the agreements on the recruitment of domestic workers between the government of the Republic of Burundi and the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and that fixing the general budget of the Republic of Burundi for the 2022-2023 financial year.
In addition, Mr. Sinzohagera indicated that the senators joined the people of the communes of the provinces of Bujumbura, Mwaro, Ruyigi and Rumonge in the execution of community development works. They also visited some schools there with the aim of discussing with education partners on improving school performance, according to the President of the Burundian Senate. As we are in the middle of the dry season, he continued to say, the senators urged the farming people to roll up their sleeves to plow and irrigate the fields in order to fight against famine. He recommended the ministry in charge of agriculture to do its best in the availability of agricultural and veterinary inputs in time, in order to translate into facts, the will of the Burundi Head of State who baptized the year 2022, an agricultural year. Speaking on the East African community, he said that the Burundian senate is closely following the continuing conflict between the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Rwanda and encourages the government of Burundi to continue to work with the countries of the sub-region for the return to peace and security. Finally, the President of the Burundian Senate indicated that during their recess, the senators will explain to the people the bills they passed, particularly those related to the recruitment of Burundian workers who wish to work abroad.