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Lesotho: Education a Rewarding Investment of All – Dr Sun
Source: Lesotho Government Portal
Source Date: Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Country: Lesotho
Created: Mar 07, 2018

''You should really work hard and contribute towards the economic development of your country," he said.

The Ambassador also commended members of the China -Lesotho People to People Friendship Action Fund who are mostly the business community for extending a helping hand to Basotho children who come from most needy households.

He called on to Basotho to support the Chinese Business community and treat them like their brothers and make them feel they are still home when in Lesotho.

He said China remains a reliable partner of Lesotho, adding that China has been having intensive cooperation in education and other sectors aimed towards the development of Lesotho.

Speaking at the same event, the Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Mrs. 'Maphoka Motoboli said the government appreciates the generous support from China for the education sector.

She said China is a key partner to Lesotho in various ways as it has contributed towards the development of the country.

Mrs. Motoboli urged students to work hard and commended the teachers and Boards of both schools for the hard work done to keep Masowe and Lesia as one of the best performing schools in the country.

On behalf of the management of the two schools, the Principal of Lesia High School, Mr. Mathafeng Moteoli thanked the Chinese Business community and the Embassy for the initiative to provide Basotho students with funds to cater for their school needs.

Today's event saw hand over of two cheques, M20, 000.00 for each school. Forty students, 20 from each school will benefit from the bursary and besides the school fees, the schools also received 10 basket balls, volleyballs and footballs each.

This was the fourth year for the students to receive the Bursary since it started in 2015.

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