Request by the South African Government to the Government of the Republic of India to open an investigation into the involvement of the Indian High Commission in the landing of a chartered commercial aircraft at Air Force Base Waterkloof
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO: 1554 (NW1900E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO: 22-2013 OF 22 JUNE 2013
LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:
(1) Whether the Government requested the Government of the Republic of India to open an investigation into the Indian High Commission’s involvement in the landing of a chartered commercial aircraft at Air Force Base Waterkloof; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
(1) No. The Department summoned the High Commissioner of India accredited to South Africa to sharply raise the matter. The South African Chargė d’ Affaires was also instructed to raise this matter with the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.