Statement by Secretary Kerry: Lesotho National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the 50th anniversary of your nation’s independence. The United States deeply values its friendship with Lesotho. Together, our two nations have worked hard to promote economic progress, strengthen democratic institutions, and turn the tide in the ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington on the Occasion of the 240th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America

Khotsong, Bo ‘Me le Bo ‘Ntate Welcome to all of you. I am delighted that you were able to join us for a celebration which is very special to Americans. Before I begin, please allow me to pay my respects to: His Majesty the King The Right Honorable the Prime Minister Honorable President of the ...
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Ambassador Harrington’s Opening Remarks at Investigative Journalism Workshop

Welcome and thank you all for being here today. It is exciting to see such strong interest in deepening and broadening your skills as journalists. I also want to thank Honorable Minister Khotso Letsatsi for joining us today. Honorable Minister, you and I have spoken about the challenges facing the media in Lesotho, and about ...
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When Girls Thrive, Nations Thrive

By: Matthew T. Harrington, United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Lesotho The United States is proud to celebrate the International Day of the Girl with our partners across the globe.  The United Nations established the day in 2011 to recognize girls’ rights and galvanize global commitments to end gender stereotypes, discrimination, violence, and economic ...
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Lesotho National Day Message

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC On behalf of President Obama, I congratulate the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on the 49th anniversary of your independence. Over the years Lesotho has made strides in letting the voices of its people be heard through the democratic process. The United States and Lesotho ...
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Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day

Remarks by Ms. Elizabeth Pelletreau as prepared for delivery Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., of the United States of America in the Kingdom of Lesotho On the Occasion of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Day His Majesty the King The Right Honorable the Prime Minister Honorable Minister Your Excellencies Heads of Diplomatic Missions and International Organizations Senior government ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington on the occasion of the 239th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America

Khotsong, Bo ‘Me le Bo ‘Ntate Please allow me to pay my respects to: His Majesty the King The Right Honorable the Prime Minister Honorable President of the Senate Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly Her Ladyship the Chief Justice Honorable Deputy Prime Minister Honorable Ministers Their Lordships Judges of the High Court Their Excellencies ...
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U.S. Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington’s Remarks at the Opening of Women in Resistance Month

Khotsong, Bo ‘Me le Bo ‘Ntate Please allow me to pay my respects to: Her Majesty the Queen Director of Alliance Française Members of the Diplomatic Corps Distinguished Guests And, most importantly today, Basotho women and girls I am delighted to be a part of today’s ceremony and proud of the U.S. Embassy’s support for ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Visits the Kingdom of Lesotho

Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Shannon Smith visited Lesotho from November 1-3, 2014 to highlight the strong partnership between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Lesotho. During her visit she met with government officials, including the Prime Minister, Minister of Health, and acting Foreign Minister with whom she discussed the current ...
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