24 August 2017 - NW2425
Carter, Ms D to ask the Minister in the Presidency
(1)(a) What amount of national, provincial and local government funding were budgeted for the 2017 National Women’s Day celebration held in Galeshewe, Kimberley, and (b) how much was eventually spent on the event; (2) whether invitations were sent to all political parties; if not, why not; if so, (3) whether she can provide the relevant details to Ms D Carter; if not, why not?
1. (a) The Department of women’s budget for the 2017 National Women’s Day Celebrations held in Galeshewe, Kimberly was R1, 1million.
(b) The Department of women eventually spent R974, 698.46.
2. The National Women’s Day is a government function that is celebrated annually. The event is therefore opened to everyone to attend. It is for this reason that the event was well publicised through print and electronic media such as Posters, Newspapers, Radios, Television etc. There were no specific invitations sent to Political Parties. Instead, invitations were sent to Members of the Portfolio Committee: Women.
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