The Deputy Prime Minister of Lesotho, Mothetjoa Metsing says the presence of an Irish delegation in Lesotho is to assist the ministry of local government to come-up with a plan of action.
Speaking during the delegation’s courtesy call at his office in the capital, Maseru Monday, Metsing said it is expected that with the assistance from the Irish delegation, they will be able to bring things together in order to put plans into practice.
He emphasized the need to find a way to sustain their relationship in order for both countries to be able to learn from each other, adding that Ireland is one of Lesotho’s most valued development partners.
In his remarks, the team leader from Fingal County Council, Stephen Peppard said their plan is to assist the Ministry of Local Government to develop a program for physical planning.
He indicated that during their visit they intend to meet all the ministry’s stakeholders in order to work towards reaching its policies, adding that in order to sustain their relationship, they need to sign an agreement for planning and development.
The delegation which consists of teachers, nurses, doctors, property developers, architects, engineers, parents, as well as 32 students is expected to spend a period of two weeks in the country.
Source African Press Agency
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