Honiara City Councillors can now be familiar with the Parliamentary Procedures and how to conduct effective meetings.
This was after an induction was conducted yesterday for the full council.
Some of the Parliamentary procedures discussed were the standing orders, how to debate motions, conduct of meetings and other important procedures and standing committee’s functions.
The induction was also purposely to give insights on the comparison of the National Parliament and the HCC Full Council meeting on conducting meetings.
In his opening remarks, the City Mayor Alference Fatai expressed his appreciation for such induction.
“I am really pleased for such briefing as some councillors might be new to such procedures.
“This can help us have a good understanding in conducting meetings and how to effectively follow orders during meetings,” Fatai said
Albert Maeraga Kabui who has experience of the overview of the Parliamentary Procedures has been engaged to be the resource person of the induction.
The induction is facilitated by the Honiara Economic Development Support Program under HCC and will end today.
By Kadiba Alu