Lesotho’s King Letsie III returns from Ethiopia
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Lesotho’s King Letsie III returns from Ethiopia

African Daily Voice

King Letsie III, born David Mohato Bereng Seeiso, has arrived in the Kingdom of Lesotho from the African Union (AU) Summit which was recently held in Ethiopia.

On his way back to the Kingdom of Lesotho, His Majesty was welcomed by the country’s government officials including the Prime Minister, Tom Thabane; Cabinet Ministers and Principal Secretaries, at the Moshoeshoe II International Airport, recently.

The Press Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, Thabo Thakalekoala, told the media that the King had attended the summit in his capacity as the African Union Nutrition Champion and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Special Ambassador for nutrition.

The report from the AU noted that King Letsie III, participated at the launch of the continental nutrition accountability scorecard, which was launched by African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners with the aim to raise awareness and reinforce commitments by African governments to help end malnutrition.

According to the report, His Majesty noted that nutrition accountability scorecard offers an opportunity to lay a solid foundation to help African leaders to act strategically and deliberately in implementing policies and invest in nutrition programmes that tackle malnutrition in their respective countries.