18th January 2018
The United Evergreen Primary School visited the National Assembly today for an educational tour of the Building and its function. The group arrived at 1:30 P.M. and were escorted to the galleries in the Chamber were all presentations are held. The group consisted of 72 students from standard IV, and 4 teachers. The presentation was done by Ms. Mary August and Ms. Ingrid Soriano, both Parliamentary Officer 1 where by they gave the students a brief description of the historical background of the National Assembly, the composition of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the functions of the legislative branch of government. The students had the privilege of seeing the Mace and were given a brief history of its historical background of the design and the significant role it plays in the sitting of the House of Representatives.
At the end of the presentation the students were given the opportunity to ask questions which were answered by both Parliamentary Officer.
To arrange for a tour of the National Assembly Building, visitors can call the Office of the Clerk at (501)822-2141 or send an email to ClerkNA@bna.gov.bz.