The fourth coalition government formed by the All Basotho Convention (ABC) and Democratic Congress (DC) were sworn-in at a ceremony in the Royal Palace in Maseru on May 21 amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Necessary precautions were at hand to ensure the safety of the Ministers.
In total twenty-one Cabinet Ministers and eight Deputy Ministers sworn-in and was administered by Justice Ts’eliso Monaphathi. The fourth coalition government will be led by the new Prime Minister of Lesotho, Dr. Moeketsi Majoro.
The ceremony was graced by the presence of His Majesty King Letsie III, Prime Minister, Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Lesotho, Members of Parliament and other Senior Government Officials.
Mr. Mathibeli Mokhothu has been appointed as the Deputy Prime Minister of the landlocked nation of Lesotho and will be responsible for Parliamentary Affairs.
After two weeks adjournment following the collapse of the previous government, the National Assembly resumed business on May 22.