Today, October 19th, 2016,  the Senate Special Select Committee  met  in the Committee Room of the National Assembly of Belize in Belmopan, to elect a Chairman, to approve the Budget for the Committee, to approve the rules for the Committee and also to approve the order of the proceedings for the Committee.

Senator Aldo Salazar, Government Senator, has been elected to take up the post of Chairman.

Present at the Meeting were Honourable Senator Lee Mark Chang, Honourable Senator Carla Barnett, Honourable Senator Aldo Salazar, Honourable Senator Elena Smith, and Honourable Senator Ashley Rocke. Absent from today’s Meeting were Senator Markhelm Lizarraga from the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Belize Business Bureau. Also, the Opposition Senator was once again not in attendance.

The Meeting began at 10:00 A.M and was adjourned at 11:04 A.M.

The Senate Special Select Committee will meet on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 at 9:00 A.M for their first public hearing.