Remarks at the Hand-over Ceremony to Masowe and
(Dr. Sun Xianghua, Ambassador of
May I start by paying my respect to H.M. King Letsie III, and the Right Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Pakalita Mosisili, with all protocols observed.
Hon. Motlalentoa Letsosa, Minister of Education and training,
Hon. Dr. Mamphono Khaketla, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations,
Hon. Molahlehi Letlotlo, Minister of Social Development,
Dear compatriots and members of the China-Lesotho Fund for people-people Friendship Acts,
Ladies and gentlemen,
It is my great pleasure and honor to witness the Hand-over of tuition-fees from the China-Lesotho Fund for People-people Friendship Acts to Masowe high school and Lesia high school. I have been informed that the China-Lesotho Fund for friendship acts have been supporting the two high schools' 40 students with their tuition fees for three consecutive years, with the total amount exceeding 100 thousand Maluti. First of all, I must take this opportunity to express our heart-felt appreciation to the Fund and the Chinese community for their gallant action. Thank you!
Dr. Kofi Annan, the former secretary general of the United Nations once said, knowledge is power, information is liberating, education is the premise of progress in every society, every family. The government of
Meanwhile, just like any other countries in the world,
The Chinese community here in
Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, at this special occasion, I want to especially say few words to the students who have received assistance today. People of your age is the future of this nation, what you can accomplish in school, in a certain degree, will have huge impact on this country in the future. In order to achieve what your parents expect of you, in order to realize what ever dreams you have, you shall never succumb to what ever difficulties holding you from going to school, and you shall never squander your valuable time at school. I personally is a strong believer that education can change a person's fate. I sincerely hope all of you fully concentrate on your studies and set your target high. As a Chinese saying goes, set you target high, you may achieve the middle target, set your target in the middle, you may only reach the lower one. Therefore, I wish you make strong resolves for this new year to achieve excellence at school.
It would be remiss of me not to use this opportunity to thank the Chinese community again for today's donation. It is very fair to say that to survive and development in a foreign country is not easy task at all. Over the years, the Chinese community has not only developed in
Last but not least, I shall use this opportunity to thank the Honorable Ministers for attending today's function. Your presence today is just another embodiment that the