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Relations between Turkey and Lesotho


Relations between Turkey and Lesotho

Turkish Embassy in Pretoria/Republic of South Africa is also accredited to Lesotho. Embassy of Lesotho in Rome/Italy is accredited to Turkey.

Relations between Turkey and Lesotho are developing steadily as a result of a series of exchange of visits.

H.E Bethuel Pakalitha Mosisili, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, visited Turkey between 9-13 May 2011 within the framework of the 4th UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries held in Istanbul. Several Turkish delegations have visited the Kingdom lately to discuss a number of issues related with bilateral cooperation.

Trade volume between two countries in 2015 is 284 thousand USD (export from Turkey: 250 thousand USD; import to Turkey: 33 thousand USD).

Turkish Government, within the framework of Türkiye Scholorships, allocates undergraduate scholarships to the students from Lesotho every year.

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