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By the year 2020, Basotho nation shall have an improved standard of living through proper management of mineral resources.


The Ministry of Mining is committed to explore and disseminate information on mineral resources, regulate and manage prospecting and mining activities to develop the mining sector in partnership with our stakeholders in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner for the socio-economic benefit of the Basotho nation.

Values / Objectives

  • To promote availability of up-to-date mineral resources information.
  • To increase contribution to GDP through development of Mining sector.
  • To promote ministerial service delivery.