Cost of the maintenance of the pot plants in the office and official residence of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation in the 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Financial Years, and since 1 April 2014
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO.178 (NW227E) AS PUBLISHED IN IQP NO.1-2014 OF 17 JUNE 2014
Mr J H Steenhuisen (DA) to ask the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation:
(1) What are the details of all the costs of the maintenance of the pot plants in her (a) departmental offices and (b) official residence (i) in the (aa) 2009-10, (bb) 2010-11, (cc) 2011-12, (dd) 2012-13 and (ee) 2013-14 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2014;
(2) in respect of the pot plant maintenance, (a) what is the (i) address and (ii) name of the office where they were/are displayed, (b) for whose benefit are these pot plants, (c) what was/is the value of maintenance for each office and (d) what are the details of any contracts and/or plans for the maintenance of these pot plants in the future?
DIRCO has not ordered or purchased any pot plants for the Minister of International Relations for her (a) departmental office and (b) her official residence. As such, no maintenance activities are undertaken.