THEIR MAJESTIES VISIT JAPAN
Their Majesties King Letsie III and Queen
'Masenate Mohato Seeiso left for Tokyo, Japan on an official visit
Speaking in an interview, the Deputy Principal Secretary of the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Thabang Lekhela said the visit is
intended to enhance relations between the two countries.
He added that while in Japan, His Majesty will attend the Japan
Summit where they will meet business community and investors.
He said Japan is one of Lesotho's development partners that have
been working amicably for years, saying it has supported Lesotho on
a lot of things citing an example of construction of schools.
Their Majesties will be in Japan until November 26 when they will
then proceed to Rome, Italy to attend joint meeting which organized
by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health
Organization (WHO), adding that His Majesty as the African Union
Nutrition champion has been officially invited.
Meanwhile, Japan is reported to have given Lesotho 1500 metric
tonnes of rice and recently it has put aside an approximated amount
of M437 billion to assist African countries in the next three years.
His Majesty and his entourage include the Ministers of Trade and
Industry, Mr. Joshua Setipa and of Health, Dr 'Molotsi Monyamane and
will return to Lesotho on November 29.
Source: LENA 21/11/2016