The Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Mothetjoa Metsing says His Majesty King
Letsie III has accepted the Prime Ministers advice to dissolve the 9th
Parliament in accordance with legal notice 22 of 2017.
The Deputy Prime Minister announced this in his statement delivered at
the Lesotho Television Studio on Tuesday.
He said after dissolution of Parliament, the Constitution provides that
elections should be held within 90 days, saying the Electoral law makes
a condition that four days after dissolution of parliament, the polling
date should be set.
He therefore promised the nation that government will continue to inform
Basotho about new developments.
Dissolution of Parliament follows a motion of no confidence against the
Prime Minister and the coalition government which was passed in the
National Assembly by Members of Parliament for opposition parties on
Source: LENA 07/03/2017