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Ambassador Sun Xianghua Attended Bursary Donation Ceremony in Butha-Buthe

On 25 April 2018, the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Kingdom of Lesotho H.E. Dr. Sun Xianghua attended a bursary-donation ceremony by the China-Lesotho People to People Friendship Action Fund in Butha-Buthe. Hon. Minister of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation Dr. Mahali Phamotse, the Principal Secretary and relevant directors of the above Ministry, District Administrator of Butha-Buthe, representatives of the beneficiary students and their parents as well as the Chinese Community were also present at the event.

Ambassador Sun together with Hon. Phamotse and Chinese representatives handed over the bursaries to 20 poverty-stricken students from districts across the country.

Ambassador Sun pointed out that China and Lesotho had achieved a lot in practical cooperation in education and training, and the Chinese Embassy and the Chinese community in Lesotho would continue to do their best to assist the local community. Quoting knowledge changes a person's fate and education is the wisest investment for a person, the Ambassador encouraged the students to study hard, and make contributions to the development of Lesotho and the China-Lesotho friendship.

       Hon. Phamotse spoke highly of the bilateral friendly relations and extended appreciations to the Chinese Embassy and community for their valuable help in the education and youth development in Lesotho. She also urged the beneficiary students to contribute to the China-Lesotho friendship.

       The District Administrator of Butha-Buthe, representatives of the principals, students and parents also expressed their gratitude to the goodwill and the donation from the Chinese people.

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