Lesotho: Exiled Opposition Leaders Return

Pretoria – SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a successful working visit to Maseru where he welcomed back to the Kingdom of Lesotho three former exiled opposition political party leaders.

The visit follows a working visit to Lesotho on Friday, 10 February to assess progress regarding constitutional and security sector reforms and the implementation of recommendations of the Phumaphi Commission of Inquiry.

Deputy President Ramaphosa paid a courtesy call on King Letsie III, Prime Minister Phakalitha Mosisili, government coalition partners, church and NGO sector leaders as well as representatives of the College of Chiefs.

SADC, the Presidency said, remains committed to work with all stakeholders to ensure the stabilisation of the political and security situation in Lesotho and has committed itself to second experts to assist that country as it embarks on constitutional and security sector reforms.

Deputy President Ramaphosa is now back in the country.

Source: Angola Press News Agency