Their Majesties and their entourage Left the country for Atlanta Georgia in the United States of America (USA) on Monday, to participate at a three-day nutrition symposium to commence on Wednesday.

This, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Mr. Lesego Makgothi said in a brief interview where he said their Majesties have been invited by the Kellogg Foundation in His Majesty King Letsie III’s capacity as the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Special Ambassador on Nutrition and also Nutrition Champion for the African Union (AU).

Mr. Makgothi added that amongst issues to be discussed at the symposium include issues of nutrition and stunting as well as a comprehensive approach to promote early childhood nutrition.

He further noted that His Majesty is expected to deliver the keynote address at the symposium.

He said, prior to the symposium, His Majesty will on Tuesday have a brief bilateral meeting with the FAO General Secretary.

Their Majesties delegation include the Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Senior Private Secretary to His Majesty’s office and other government officials..

Their Majesties are expected to arrive in the country on Friday next week.


Source: LENA 26/11/2018


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