Status on the appointment of Dr Pallo Jordan to the position of ambassador to the United Nations and his current responsibilities in the position.
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO: 1800 (NW2032E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 19-2011
The Leader of the Opposition (DA) to ask the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation:
- When was Dr Pallo Jordan appointed to the position of ambassador to the United Nations;
- Whether Dr Jordan has taken up the position; if not, why not; if so, what (a) are his current responsibilities in this position and (b) is the gross per annum value of his (i) salary and (ii) benefits as ambassador at the United Nations?
(1) Dr Pallo Jordan was not appointed as Ambassador to the United Nations.
(2) Dr Pallo Jordan has not taken up the position as Ambassador to the United Nations as he was not appointed in the position.