July 14, 2024

Lesotho Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro visits South Africa

New Prime Minister of Lesotho Dr. Moeketsi Majoro
New Prime Minister of Lesotho Dr. Moeketsi Majoro

President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa will receive the Right Honorable Dr. Moeketsi Majoro, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho on Friday, June 12, 2020, at Mahlamba Ndlopfu in Pretoria, the presidency in South Africa said in a statement received by TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington D.C.

The visit will be the first courtesy call by the Right Honorable Dr. Majoro on President Ramaphosa since his swearing in as the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho on 20 May 2020.

Prime Minister Majoro was appointed leader of the Kingdom’s Government following the resignation of his predecessor Dr. Thomas Thabane. It will be recalled that President Ramaphosa expressed his profound congratulations to Prime Minister Majoro and wished him well during his tenure.

This courtesy call will enable the two leaders to discuss bilateral cooperation, regional and continental issues of mutual interests amidst the fight against the coronavirus global pandemic, amongst others. It is an opportunity to further nurture the existing strong bond of friendship between the people of the two countries.  

Furthermore, President Ramaphosa, in his capacity as the SADC Facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho, will exchange views with Prime Minister Majoro on the continued implementation of agreed constitutional and security sector reforms in Lesotho, among others.    

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