Cost of the 2006/07 Annual Report of the Department of Foreign Affairs
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO. 1738
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO. 40 OF 29 OCTOBER 2007
Mr AJ Leon (DA) to ask the Minister of Foreign Affairs:
In respect of the 2006/07 annual report of her department and the annual reports of each statutory and other entity reporting to her,
(a) what was the (i) budgeted cost, (ii) actual cost and (iii) unit cost of each annual report and (b) how many copies of each were (i) produced and (ii) distributed?
There are no statutory and other entities reporting to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. In respect of the 2006/07 annual report of the department (a) the (i) budgeted cost was R300,000 (inclusive of projected distribution costs of R50,000) and (ii) actual cost was R240,389.74 (exclusive of distribution costs) and (iii) unit cost of each annual report was R80.12c and (b) the amount of copies (i) produced were 3000 and (ii) thus far 1600 copies have been distributed.