Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Sephiri Motanyane says the Minister of Finance Dr. Moeketsi Majoro will deliver 2020/2021 Budget speech in the National Assembly next Wednesday.
In his welcoming remarks during the reopening of the National Assembly from the Christmas break on Friday, Mr. Sephiri said the budget speech will be beamed live on both state radio and Lesotho Television.
The Minister of Health Mr. Nkaku Kabi tabled subordinate laws on drug abuse (Cannabis) regulations 2019, while Minister of Home Affairs Mr. Mokhele Moletsane also tabled Lesotho Passports and Travel Documents (Fees) regulations 2019, as well as the Lesotho Citizenship (Amendment of schedule) Regulations, 2019.
Furthermore, the Minister of Finance Dr. Moeketsi Majoro also tabled financial institutions (Payment of Expenses for Examinations) regulations, 2019 which were all referred to the relevant portfolio committees.
The reopening of the national assembly was also graced by the presence of members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States and the European Union Parliamentarians members, who are currently holding their 18th Regional Meeting.
It is the (Southern Africa) Joint Parliamentary Assembly in Maseru from February 20th to 22nd February, 2020.