Involvement of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in a work exchange and / or employment agreement with the Republic of Cuba
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO: 2182 (NW2494E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO: 19-2015 OF 5 JUNE 2015
Ms J Steenkamp to ask the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation:
Is her department currently involved in a work exchange and/or employment agreement with the Republic of Cuba; if so, (a) what number of Cuban nationals (i) are currently employed and (ii) are due to be employed by her department, (b) what specific work roles are envisaged for the Cuban nationals, (c) what are the specific skill sets of each of the Cuban nationals (i) currently employed and (ii) due to be employed, (d) what are the details of the process followed to ensure that the same skill set was or is not available in the country and amongst South African citizens and (e) what is the total cost of the (i) employment or (ii) prospective employment of such Cuban nationals?
No, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation is NOT involved in a work exchange and/or employment agreement with the Republic of Cuba. The rest of the questions are not applicable.