Funding provided by Government to various foreign embassies or diplomatic missions located in the country.

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QUESTION NO3921 (NW4786E)

PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO: 48-2015 OF 06 NOVEMBER 2015

Mr D Bergman (DA) to ask the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation:

Whether the Government provides any form of funding to any of the various foreign (a) embassies and/or (b) diplomatic missions located in the country; if not, what is her department’s position in this regard; if so, which state’s (i) embassy and/or (ii) diplomatic mission is funded by the Government and (iii) what amount did the country pay to the specified state in the (aa) 2012-13, (bb) 2013-14 and (cc) 2014-15 financial years?          

The reply to the question is as follows:

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a) Yes, funding is provided to a foreign Embassies 

b) (i) & (ii) The Funding is provided to the Embassy of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic as well as the Palestine Embassy
    (iii) The amount paid by the country to the Embassy of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic is as follows:
    (aa) 2012-13:  R 1 464 000
    (bb) 2013-14:        R 1 610 000
    (cc) 2014-15:        R 1 610 000
    (iii) The amount paid by the country to the Palestine Embassy is as follows:
    (aa) 2012-13:  R 1 393 000
    (bb) 2013-14:  R 1 393 000
    (cc) 2014-15:  R 1 393 000

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