His Majesty King
Letsie III presented Bronze medal, Cross medallion and Gold
awards under Prince Mohato Award to 33 youth at the event
held at the Royal Palace today (Friday).
In her welcome
remarks, the National Authority Award Chairperson, Ms.
Maureen Nyathi said the award continues to develop the lives
She noted that as a
result of this scheme, the youth manage to make a difference
in the lives of needy people especially adults.
She said youth also
contributed to the development of environment by planting
trees at various areas that include Makeneng and Likhoele to
mention a few.
Ms. Nyathi thanked
His Majesty for presenting the awards, expressing hope that
he will continue to support all the activities of the
Speaking on behalf
of the recipients, Ts'ele Maraisane expressed their
gratitude to His Majesty, further pledging to continually
support the initiative.
He extended their
gratitude to His Majesty and the Minister of Education and
Training for gracing the event with their presence.
Beneficiaries of the
Award came from the following high schools; Siloe,
Moshoeshoe II, Thetsane, Matlakeng, Lepekola and Semonkong.
The Prince Mohato
Award Programme was formed in 1976. It is a non competitive
programme of voluntary leisure-time activities for young
people between the ages of 14 and 25.
personal discovery, growth, self-reliance, perseverance,
responsibility and community service.