Progress on the Grand Inga Hydro-Power Project subsequent to the signing of the memorandum of understanding between Government and the DRC.

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

FOR WRITTEN REPLY

QUESTION NO: 2277(NW2827E)

PUBLISHED IN IQP NO. 23-2014 OF 31 OCTOBER 2014

MR MGP LEKOTA (COPE) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:

  1. Whether any progress has been made on the Grand Inga Hydro-Power Project subsequent to the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the Government and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details;

  2. whether this project was to receive precedence over all other projected energy-related plans of the Government considering that it could supply clean electricity to our country on a sustainable and reliable basis; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details;

  3. whether any time table is available to indicate the various phases of developing and commissioning of this project; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details;

  4. whether the Government has undertaken to fund any portion of the development; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

REPLY:

  1. We wish to advise the Honourable Member of Parliament to refer this question to the relevant Line Function Department, namely the Department of Energy.

  2. We wish to advise the Honourable Member of Parliament to refer this question to the relevant Line Function Department, namely the Department of Energy

  3. We wish to advise the Honourable Member of Parliament to refer this question to the relevant Line Function Department, namely the Department of Energy.

  4. We wish to advise the Honourable Member of Parliament to refer this question to the relevant Line Function Department, namely the Department of Energy.

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