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MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND CHIEFTAINSHIP AFFAIRS

VISION

A nation with a well functioning decentralised  local government system that delivers improved services to the people, promotes people’s participation in development and provides the enabling environment for economic growth
and poverty reduction.

MISSION


To promote, deepen and consolidate a sustainable and effective system of local governance for improved service delivery and enhanced quality of life.

OBJECTIVES

1.  To support and strengthen councils in the provision of quality services to the nation through a well   defined policy framework and adherence to laws and regulations [Local Government].
2.  To monitor operations of councils in relation to their powers, functions, duties, service delivery standards and general performance [Local Government]
3. To promote effective and sustainable land management and administration, rural and urban development in Lesotho as provided for under relevant legislation and national policies. [Land]
4. To facilitate the delivery of affordable quality houses to Basotho within properly planned settlements. [Housing]
5. To support a service – oriented Chieftainship institution that is adaptive to the decentralisation and local governance. [Chieftainship].
6. To contribute towards prevention, treatment and mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS [Cross Cutting]
7. To ensure adequate human and institutional capacity for policy formulation and decentralised planning and implementation [Cross Cutting]

THE MINISTER'S OFFICE

Names: Hon. Dr. Pontšo Sekatle

Position: Minister of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
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DEPUTY MINISTER'S OFFICE

Names: Hon. Kotiti Diholo

Position: Deputy Minister of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
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THE OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

Names: Mrs. 'Mapitso Panyane  
Position: Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
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Address: P.O Box 686 Maseru 100
Phone: 2232 3416
Fax: 2223245
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THE MINISTRY CONTACT DETAILS

Senior Information Officer: Rorisang David Mahlo
Address: P.O Box 686 Maseru 100
Phone: 22325331
Fax: 2223245
Email: rorisang.mahlo@gmail.com
   

 

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