06 December 2019 - NW368
Phillips, Ms C to ask the Minister of Public Enterprises
What (a) number of official international trips is (i) he and (ii) his deputy planning to undertake in the 2019-22 medium term expenditure framework, (b) will the (i) destination, (ii) date, (iii) purpose and (iv) number of persons who will travel with the delegation be and (c) is the detailed breakdown of the expected cost of (i) flights, (ii) accommodation and (iii) any other expenses in each case?
The Ministry is yet to finalize its international engagement programme but ordinarily, Ministers and Deputy Ministers undertake these trips at the request and permission of the President or in response to invitations from the international organizations of relevance to their mandates. Attendance by officials and costs thereof, will depend on the nature of the engagement.