Status on the amount, value and location of the Embassy and Consulate Properties owned by the Department of Foreign Affairs

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

FOR WRITTEN REPLY

QUESTION NO: 1346

PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 28 OF AUGUST 2007

1346: MR A J LEON (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

(a) How many (i) embassy and (ii) consulate properties does her department own and (b) in respect of each property owned, (i) where is it situated, (ii) what is the value, (iii) how many staff members are employed and (iv) what amount is spent on their salaries? NW1923E

REPLY:

(i)
The Department owns 20 embassy properties.

(a) (ii) The Department owns 2 consulate properties.

(b) (i) The properties are situated as follow:

Embassy Properties

COUNTRY

CITY

ANGOLA

LUANDA

DRC

KINSHASA

MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO

NAMIBIA

WINDHOEK

ZIMBABWE

HARARE

AUSTRALIA

CANBERRA

AUSTRIA

VIENNA

DENMARK

COPENHAGEN

FRANCE

PARIS

GERMANY

BERLIN

GREECE

ATHENS

ITALY

ROME

PORTUGAL

LISBON

SPAIN

MADRID

THE NETHERLANDS

THE HAGUE

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON

ARGENTINA

BUENOS AIRES

BRAZIL

BRASILIA

CANADA

OTTAWA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

WASHINGTON

 

Consulate Properties

COUNTRY

CITY

BRAZIL

SAO PAULO

ITALY

MILAN

(b) (ii) The value of each property is as follow:

Embassy Properties

 

 

 

COUNTRY

CITY

No

Value

ANGOLA

LUANDA

1

R 7,860,000

DRC

KINSHASA

1

R 22,125,980

MOZAMBIQUE

MAPUTO

1

R 15,893,600

NAMIBIA

WINDHOEK

1

R 5,205,000

ZIMBABWE

HARARE

1

R 11,869,000

AUSTRALIA

CANBERRA

1

R 11,183,400

AUSTRIA

VIENNA

1

R 12,077,520

DENMARK

COPENHAGEN

1

R 10,890,000

FRANCE

PARIS

1

R 252,000,000

GERMANY

BERLIN

1

R 114,500,000

GREECE

ATHENS

1

R 29,360,000

ITALY

ROME

1

R 133,000,000

PORTUGAL

LISBON

1

R 45,000,000

SPAIN

MADRID

1

R 38,500,000

THE NETHERLANDS

THE HAGUE

1

R 20,937,000

UNITED KINGDOM

LONDON

1

R 346,800,000

ARGENTINA

BUENOS AIRES

1

R 18,864,000

BRAZIL

BRASILIA

1

R 8,964,600

CANADA

OTTAWA

1

R 5,742,000

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

WASHINGTON

1

R 117,900,000

Totals :

20

R 1,228,672,100

Consulate Properties

COUNTRY

CITY

C

Value

BRAZIL

SAO PAULO (CG)

1

R 10,540,000

ITALY

MILAN (CG)

1

R 20,520,000

Totals :

2

R 31,060,000

Notes : Valuations were conducted in the 2001/02 financial year.

(b) (iii) The Department employs a total 767 staff members at these missions.

(b) (iv) The amount budgeted for the 2007/08 financial year for the salaries of the staff members amount to R 332,606,382.

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