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UN Congratulates Lesotho

Maseru – The United Nations UN Secretary General Mr. Antonio Guterres has congratulated Basotho on the conclusion of peaceful National Assembly election.

In his statement Mr. Guterres commended the Independent Electoral Commission for their y in efficiency in organising the election, as well as the Southern African Development Community SADC‘s assistance to Lesotho to ensure a peaceful political environment.

He highlighted the importance of now focusing attention on the implementation of SADC Decisions to further strengthen democratic governance and stability, and reaffirmed the UN‘s commitment to support Lesotho in this regard.

The elections were called three years ahead of schedule due to a successful vote of no confidence against the then Prime Minister.

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