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On a Working Visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho by Diplomats of the Embassy of Russia

On a Working Visit to the Kingdom of Lesotho by Diplomats of the Embassy of Russia

 

During a working trip to the Kingdom of Lesotho on 9-10 December 2020, negotiations of the Russian Embassy’s Minister Counsellor Vladimir Yakovlev with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations of Lesotho Hon. Machesetsa Mofomobe and Minister of Mining of Lesotho Hon. Serialong Qoo were held, as well as responsible executives of the mentioned bodies.

A diverse array of issues was discussed related to Russia-Lesotho collaboration, both bilateral and multilateral. The partners expressed their interest in enhancing contacts between the said ministries as well as in receiving technical support by the Russian side and assistance in training personnel for the National Projects in the mining sphere. It was agreed, that the Embassy of Russia would continue liaising with the representatives of Lesotho’s authorities in order to further elaborate on cooperation in these areas.

It was also agreed, that the parties would closely coordinate their efforts in selection of candidates to study in Russia at the expense of the federal budget within quota allocated annually by the Government of the Russian Federation.

During the talks, the Lesotho side expressed its interest in participating in the Second Russia-Africa Summit in 2022.

 

 


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