19 June 2017 - NW1589
Lekota, Mr M to ask the Minister of Mineral Resources
(1)(a) What is his position regarding allegations that (i) a certain family (details furnished) was involved in his appointment as the Minister of Mineral Resources and (ii) his CV was forwarded to a certain person (name furnished) and (b) what is his relationship with the specified family; (2) who (a) organised his trip to Dubai in December 2015 and (b) paid for the trip?
1. a). The President appoints Ministers and assigns their powers and functions and may dismiss them.
- b). They are mining industry stakeholders.
2 a and b). The trip was organized and paid for by the Department of Mineral Resources.
Mr MJ Zwane, MP
Minister of Mineral Resources