13 August 2020 - NW1521
Schreiber, Dr LA to ask the President of the Republic
Which 10 of his (a) Ministers and (b) Deputy Ministers undertook the highest number of flights to international destinations (i) in the (aa) 2018-19 and (bb) 2019-20 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2020?
South Africa is a signatory of hundreds of multilateral and bilateral agreements. South Africa is active in the international community, as evidenced by its membership of the UN Security Council, BRICS, IBSA, G20, G77 + China, the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), SADC, and various other multilateral bodies.
In this regard Ministers and Deputy Ministers travel to other countries to fulfil these international obligations. They do so in line with our commitment to a better Africa and a better world, and as a proud member of the family of nations.
Please find in the attached annexureinformation on travel byMinisters and Deputy Ministers for the years 2018/19 and 2019/20.