DA to file PAIA application for Ramaphosa's RWC final flight costs

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- news24.com | a month ago

While President Cyril Ramaphosa's presence at the Rugby World Cup final - "a momentous occasion for our country" - was necessary, the public deserves to know how much his chartered plane cost, the DA has said.

The DA will file a query in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) to force the government to reveal how much was spent on Ramaphosa's chartered flight to Japan for the Rugby World Cup final. READ | You're not allowed to know how much Ramaphosa's flight to Japan for the RWC final cost youThis after Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula declined to publicly disclose how much was paid for the flight and whether the presidential jet Inkwazi was out of service.

DA MP Kobus Marais asked Mapisa-Nqakula in a parliamentary question why Ramaphosa used a chartered aircraft with a tail or registration number ZS-KDR to attend the match in Japan last year.

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