Diplomats recalled

Diplomats recalled

MASERU – THE government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations has instructed Moshe Kao and Ratokelo Nkoka to report back home on the 24th July.

Kao is a Lesotho Consul General in Durban, South Africa while Kao is a Lesotho Permanent Secretary in Geneva.

The letters written by the Foreign Affairs Ministry says the two should bring their copies of appointments including letters of their accreditation and commissioning.

But the letters do not indicate if the government is mulling to end their contracts.

The two were posted by then government led by Pakalitha Mosisili.

This is the first batch of consuls that the new government led by Thomas Thabane has called to report back home.

The previous government posted some of the consuls and ambassadors just a few weeks before the general elections.

Analysts say the new government is mulling to have its people in the political positions.

The government is already making some changes in the Principal Secretaries’ positions.

This week saw Khothatso Tšooana, former Police Commissioner bouncing backed as the Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Police.

While Commissioner of Police, Molahlehi Letsoepa has been sent to a 90- day- leave.

And the National Security Services Director Colonel Tumo Lekhooa has gone back to his position as the Military Intelligence director.

Majara Molupe

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