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Parliament has announced that it will close for plenary for two days as cabinet heads for a retreat to evaluate government performance for financial year 2015/16.

Accordingly, the Speaker has suspended all the sittings on two days. However, the suspension of the whole house doesn’t affect committees.

“You are hereby informed that Parliament will not sit today Wednesday August 31, 2016. Further, following the request by the Prime Minister and leader of government business that Parliament’s sitting be rescheduled to enable cabinet accomplish certain activities which request has been accepted by the Speaker” reads the notice to legislators signed Paul Wabwire on behalf of the clerk to Parliament.

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It further reads “You are hereby further informed that Parliament will not sit from Friday September 1-9, 2016. However, the Speaker directs that committees of Parliament proceed with their activities as scheduled”

EagleOnline understands that from September 1-2, there will be a cabinet induction retreat, on September 5-9,there will be government retreat by all ministers, permanent secretaries, heads of agencies and performance reports (GAPR) for financial year 2015/16 and the annual budget for the financial year 2017/18.