Compact Signing Ceremony with Lesotho

In a signing ceremony today at the State Departments Benjamin Franklin room, Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Ambassador John Danilovich, and Lesothos Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations Mohlabi Kenneth Tsekoa signed a $363 million Compact designed to reduce poverty by promoting sustainable economic growth. MCCs Chair, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, officiated and witnessed the signing joined by Lesothos Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili.

Location

U.S. Department of State, Benjamin Franklin Rooms

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