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The Senate of Lesotho (Sotho: Senate ea Lesotho) is the upper chamber of the Parliament of Lesotho, which along with the National Assembly of Lesotho — the lower chamber — comprises the legislature of Lesotho.[1]

Senate

Senate ea Lesotho
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded1965
Leadership
Mamonaheng Mokitimi
since 11 July 2017
Structure
Seats33
Length of term
5 years
Website
www.parliament.ls

The current Senate has a total of 33 members. 22 are hereditary tribal chiefs and 11 are nominated by the King through the Prime minister's advice. Members serve five-year terms.

Mamonaheng Mokitimi is the current president of the Senate. She succeeded Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Senate of Lesotho. "Senate of the Kingdom of Lesotho". Retrieved 11 February 2019.

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