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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 Communications, Science and Technology

4. Hon. Keketso Rants'o

Minister of Labour and Employment

5. Hon.

Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture

6. Hon. Joang Molapo

 Minister of Public Service

7. Hon. Samonyane Ntsekele
Minister of Water

8. Hon. Mokhele Moletsane

Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Correctional Services

 

9. Hon. Dr Moeketsi Majoro
Minister of Finance

 

 

10. Hon. Temeki Phoenix Tšolo
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
11. Hon. Tefo Mapesela

Minister of Trade and Industry
12. Hon.  'Matebatso Doti

Minister of Social Development
13. Hon. Chalane Phori
Minister of Small Business, Cooperatives and Marketing
14. Hon. Mahala Molapo

Minister of Agrculture and Food Security
15. Hon. Dr Mahali Phamotse

Minister of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation
16. Hon. Lesego Makgothi
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations
17. Hon. Habofanoe Lehana
Minister of Local Government and Chieftainship Affairs
 
18. Hon. Keketso Sello

Minister of Mining
19. Hon.

Minister of Defence and National Security
20. Hon. Tlohelang Aumane
Minister of Delopment Planning
21. Hon. Tsukutlane Au

Minister of Home Affairs 
22. Hon. Mokoto Hloaele  

Minister of Energy and Meteorology
 23. Hon.  'Mampho Mokhele
Minister of Police and Public Safety
24. Lebohang Hlaele
 
Minister of Law and Constitutional Affairs 
25. Hon.
Minister of Forestry, Range and Soil Conservation
     
26. Hon. Dr Ntoi Rapapa

Minister of Education and Training
27. Hon. Maliehe Prince Maliehe  
Minister of Public Works and Transport
28. Hon. Nkaku Kabi

Minister of Health
 
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. Rethabile Marumo
Deputy Minister of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation
8. Hon. 'Maphoka Motoboli
Deputy Minister of Education and Training
9. Hon. Leshoboro Mohlajoa
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
10. Hon. Mothepu Mahapa
Deputy Minister of Education and Training
   

 

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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