Cost and Purpose of Advertisements placed by the Department of Foreign Affairs in newspapers, magazines, on radio and on television from 1 January 2008 up to the latest specified date
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO: 142
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 2 OF 13 FEBRUARY 2009
MR A J LEON (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:
1. Whether her department placed an advertisement (a) in newspapers, (b) in magazines, (c) on radio and (d) on television during the period 1 January 2008 up to the latest specified date for which information is available; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, in each case, (i) in which (aa) newspapers, (bb) magazines, (ii) on which (aa) radio stations and (bb) television stations did it appear and (iii) what was the (aa) cost and (bb) purpose of placing the advertisement?
Whether advertising from her department will be curtailed from the day on which the election is declared to the day on which the results of the election are determined; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
1. Except for employment adverts, there were no other adverts placed in the media by the Department and/or Ministry.
2. Except for employment adverts, there are no plans to advertise during this period under review.