Mulder spends R500 000 on flights, Agri SA spends R700 000

Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Pieter Mulder has become the subject of much criticism after a parliamentary question revealed he spent nearly R500 000 on domestic and international flights,…

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 during a two year period between his appointment in 2009 and March last year. But Agri SA president, Johannes Möller, said this figure did not seem overly extravagant. According to Agri SA’s financial director, Willie Jacobs, the travel budget for the organisations management committee was roughly R700 000 per year.