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THE LESOTHO CABINET
 Cabinet Appointments
   

1.  The Right Honourable, Dr Motsoahae Thomas Thabane
The Prime Minister

2. Hon. Monyane Moleleki

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Responsible for Parliamentary Affairs

 

3. Hon. Thesele Maseribane

Minister of Public Service

4. Hon. Keketso Rants'o

Minister of Labour and Employment

5. Hon. Motlohi Maliehe

Minister of Forestry and Land Reclamation

6. Hon. Joang Molapo

Minister of Communications, Science and Technology

7. Hon. Kabelo Mafura

Minister of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation

8. Hon. Samonyane Ntsekele

Minister of Water

 

9. Hon. Mokhele Moletsane
Minister of Education and Training

 

 

10. Hon. Dr Moeketsi Majoro
Minister of Finance
11. Hon. Temeki Phoenix Ts'olo
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
12. Hon. Tefo Mapesela

Minister of Trade and Industry
13. Hon. 'Matebatso Doti
Minister of Social Development
14. Hon.
Chalane Phori

Minister of Small Business, Cooperatives and Marketing
15. Hon. Mahala Molapo

Minister of Agrculture and Food Security
16. Hon. Dr Mahali Phamotse
Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Correctional Services
17. Hon. Lesego Makgothi
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations
18. Hon. habofanoe Lehana
Minister of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
19. Hon. Keketso Sello

Minister of Mining
20. Hon.  Lehlohonolo Moramotse
Minister of Public Works and Transport
21. Hon. Sentje Lebona

Minister of Defence and national Security
22. Hon. Nyapane Kaya

Minister of Health
 23. Hon. Tlohelang Aumane
Minister of Development Planning
24. Tsukutlane Au
 
Minister of Home Affairs 
25. Hon. Mokoto Hloaele
Minister of Energy and Meteorology
 
26. Hon. 'Mampho Mokhele
Minister of Police and Public Safety
27. Hon. Lebohang Hlaele
Minister of Law and Constitutional Affairs
28. Hon. 'Mamotsie Motsie
Minister of of Tourism
 
DEPUTY MINISTERS
1. Hon. Dr Nthabiseng Makoae
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security
2. Hon. 'Manthabiseng Phohleli
Deputy Minister of Health
3. Hon. Ts'ehlo Ramarou
Deputy Minister of Public Works and Transport
4. Hon. Halebonoe James Sets'abi
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations
5. Hon. Machesetsa Mofomobe
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs
6. Hon. Kotiti Diholo

Deputy Minister of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
7. Hon. Dr Ntoi Rapapa

Deputy Minister of Education and Training
8. Hon. Rethabile Marumo
Deputy Minister of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation

 

ABOUT LESOTHO CABINET

The Cabinet of Ministers consists of the Prime Minister and other Ministers. According to Section 87 of the Constitution of Lesotho, the Cabinet is led by the Prime Minister who is appointed by the King in accordance with the advice of the Council of State. The Prime Minister is a Member of Parliament who commands the confidence of the majority of the Members of the National Assembly.

On the advice of the Prime Minister, the King appoints other Ministers from among Members of Parliament from the National Assembly or Senate to form the Cabinet.

The Cabinet is responsible for all government policies and the day-to-day running of the affairs of the state.

The Cabinet is responsible collectively to Parliament, and comprises the Prime Minister and Ministers who are in charge of various ministries. The Constitution says there should be at least seven Ministers, one of whom shall hold the office of Deputy Prime Minister, as may be established by Parliament or, subject to any provision made by Parliament, by the King, acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister.

Currently, there are 25 ministries as follows:

  • Agriculture & Food Security
  • Communications, Science & Technology
  • Defence and National Security
  • Development Planning
  • Education and Training
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Foreign Affairs and International Relations
  • Forestry and Land Reclamation
  • Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation
  • Health
  • Home Affairs
  • Justice, Human Rights and Correctional Services
  • Labour and Employment
  • Law and Constitutional Affairs
  • Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
  • Mining
  • Police and Public Safety
  • Public Service
  • Public Works and Transport
  • Small Business Development, Co-operatives and Marketing
  • Social Development
  • Tourism, Environment and Culture
  • Trade and Industry
  • Water Affairs
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