Support given by South Africa for the role of the new Director-General of the World Health Organisation
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES
FOR ORAL REPLY
QUESTION NO: 56 (CO64E) New DG of WHO
PUBLISHED IN NCOP INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO.1-2017 OF 7 MARCH 2017
MS C LABUSCHAGNE (WESTERN CAPE: DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:
(1) Who will South Africa be supporting for the role of the new Director-General of the World Health Organisation? CO64E
The DEPUTY MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND CO-OPERATION (Mr L T Landers): Chairperson, South Africa will support the candidature of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia who was endorsed by the Executive Council of the African Union. Thank you.