The Government Spokesperson says commemoration of the Lesotho’s 53rd Independence Anniversary to be led by His Majesty King Letsie III in Matsieng will be marked through rehabilitation activities.

This, the Minister of Communications, Science and Technology, Chief Thesele Maseribane said in a statement on Tuesday, highlighting the programme aimed for Independence Day’s celebrations to be led by ministers in the ten districts of the country.

Chief Maseribane mentioned that His Majesty will be joined by the Prime Minister, Dr Motsoahae Thomas Thabane in Matsieng for the rehabilitation of a three kilometre road from Matsieng to Makeneg and a donga in the nearby, adding that the Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Monyane Moleleki will lead the rehabilitation of a 1.4 kilometre road and a donga between Sebaboleng and Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) Primary School.

Meanwhile, Chief Maseribane will celebrate the day with Mokhotlong community rehabilitating the 4.8 kilometre road from Mokhotlong High school to Nkotoane Primary School.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mrs. Keketso Rantṥo will lead rehabilitation activities in Leribe whereby a road from Tsífa-li-Mali bus-stop area to Moreneng will be rehabilitated.

Similar rehabilitation activities will be held in the districts of Berea, Botha-Bothe, Mafeteng, Quthing, Qacha’s Nek and Thaba-Tseka and Cabinet ministers to lead such activities include the Minister of Tourism, Environment and Culture, Chief Joang Molapo, Minister of Water, Mr. Samonyane Nsekele, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr. Mokhele Moletsane, Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr. Temeki Tsólo and Minister of Defence, Mr. Tefo Mapesela.

“All other Ministers and the public are required to partake in the activities in Matsieng and the programme will start at 9 am.,” asserted the Government spokesperson.

Independence is commemorated annually on October 04 since 1966 when she gained her independence from Britain.

Source: LENA 01/10/2019

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