05 January 2021 - NW3095
Stubbe, Mr DJ to ask the Minister of Health
(1)With reference to the capacity-building exercise in Thailand, Turkey, and the United Kingdom which was attended by 33 officials (details furnished), as stated in his department’s Annual Report for the 2019-20 financial year, what was the (a) cost of (i) air tickets, (ii) transport and (iii) VIP transport for the 33 officials for the entire trip, (b) total of the subsistence and travel paid to the officials and (c) total cost of accommodation for the trip, including bed and breakfast; (2) (a) from which budget were the expenses paid and (b) what was the duration of the trip in terms of number of days?
The question asked by the Honourable Member is acknowledged. However, given the nature of the details required in terms of (a) cost of (air tickets, (ii) transport, and (iii) VIP transport for the officials that travelled including (b) total subsistence and (c) cost of the accommodation for the trip, the National Department of Health is still in the process of collating this detail from the relevant provincial Departments of Health. Once fully collated, the information will be submitted for the Honourable Member’s consideration.