Audit on all ambassadors to verify their qualifications in the 2015/16 and 2016/17 Financial Years by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES
FOR ORAL REPLY
QUESTION NO: 51 (CO59E)
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO: 3-2017 27 FEBRUARY 2017.
Mr J W W Julius (Gauteng: DA) to ask the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation:
Whether her department has conducted an audit on all ambassadors to verify their qualifications in the (a) 2015/16 and (b) 2016/17 financial years; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details? CO59E
Heads of Mission are appointed in terms of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, Chapter 5, section 84 (i), by the President. The Constitution does not prescribe qualification requirements.