Tickets purchased by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and other entities to attend business breakfasts hosted by a newspaper during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 Financial Years, and during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest date; and the total cost
FOR WRITTEN REPLY:
QUESTION NO: 80 (NW86E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 1-2013 OF 14 FEBRUARY 2013
MR DC SMILES (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:
(a) How many tickets did (i) her department and (ii) any other entities purchase to attend business breakfasts hosted by a certain newspaper (name furnished) (aa) in the (aaa) 2010-11 and (bbb) 2011-12 financial years and (bb) during the period 1 April 2012 up to the latest specified date for which information is available and (b) what was the total cost in each case?
In September 2012, a certain newspaper and the SABC hosted the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation for an in-depth discussion and conversation with South Africans about South Africa’s foreign policy. To support the event, the Department invited its stakeholders and hosted tables at a cost of R35 000.