THE KING AND QUEEN OF LESOTHO CELEBRATES THE 30 YEAR RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE HISTORIC TOWN OF DURHAM, UNITED KINGDOM AND THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO

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The Kingdom of Lesotho’s HM King Letsie lll and Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso made a three day visit to Durham in the North East region of England to mark the 30th anniversary of their 30 year relationship between the region and the Southern African nation of the Kingdom of Lesotho.

As always, Durham warmly welcomed Their Majesties and a range of activities and visits were arranged beforehand in preparation for the Royal visit.  Their Majesties’ activities included a trip to Durham Country Cricket Club, The National Glass Centre, East Durham College and the Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Service (UTASS).

Their Majesties also attended a church service to celebrate the work of the Durham Diocese’s ongoing charity project called Durham – Lesotho Link, which is charity set up in 1986 to support young and vulnerable people in Lesotho such as orphans and homeless children that live on the streets.

 

HM King Letsie III Meeting with Commonwealth Secretary-General, Rt Hon Patricia Scotland