to attend the 2004 Olympic games in Athens|
QUESTION NO 585
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER
NO 20 OF 03 SEPTEMBER 2004
MR LB LABUSCHAGNE (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF
(1) Whether (a) she, (b) her Deputy Ministers or (c) any
officials of her ministry or department were invited to attend the 2004 Olympic
Games in Athens; if so, (I) which persons and officials and (ii) at whose invitation
in each case;
(2) Whether (a) she, (b) her Deputy Ministers or (c) any officials
accepted the invitation; if so, (I) why and (ii) how many days was each away from
work as a result;
(3) Whether any costs were incurred by the taxpayer as
a result of the trip in respect of each specified person; if not, what factors
were taken into consideration in reaching this conclusion; if so, (a) what were
the costs in respect of each specified person and (b) in respect of what items
was this expenditure incurred;
(4) Whether she and/or her Deputy Ministers
have declared the trip as a gift in terms of the Executive Members' Code of Conduct;
if not, why not; if so, what is the estimated value of this hospitality? N836E
Yes. The Minister was invited by the Greek Foreign Minister during the last official
visit to Athens, Greece.
(3) Falls away.
(4) Falls away.