The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho through the Astana Expo 2017 Organisers, wishes to advise the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Champions of business as well as the civil society, that the Minister of Trade and Industry, Honourable Tefo Mapesela will be in Astana, and shall be leading a high powered delegation to attend the Lesotho National day celebration on 31st July 2017.
The Mission will comprise of the Minister of Energy and Meteorology, Honourable Mokoto Hloaele, and the Minister of Small Business Development, Cooperatives and Marketing, Honourable Chelane Phori.
The objective of the visit is to utilize the Expo as a platform for demonstrating and sharing with the rest of the world what strides Lesotho has taken in optimizing the use of renewable energy sources, as well as ensuring a more inclusive approach to more energy efficient livelihoods; that are aligned with United Nations Sustainable Energy For All (SE4ALL) which advocates for Energy for All.
In view of this, the Government of Lesotho has developed Energy policy 2015-2025 which serves as a road map towards attaining access rate of 50% by 2020 as called for by the National Vision 2020.
The Minister of Energy, Hon. Hloaele is a seasoned technocrat in the field of Energy, with an insight into, and a keen interest in the dynamics of the Sector and as such may be regarded as an authority of distinction. The press conference will be at 9.30 am at the media centre (EXPO Centre) to share with the rest of the world the initiatives and milestones achieved so far by the Government of Lesotho.
National dances in ‘Mohobelo’ style will be shown to you, and musical performances accompanied by the national accordion. You have a nice occasion to acquaint yourselves with the culture of Lesotho!
Waiting for you at 11:00 am!