H.E. Mr the Doctor Makase Nyaphisi was accompanied for the occasion by Mrs Qenehelo Tsokeli, First Secretary of the Lesotho Embassy in Berlin. After being welcomed in front of the Porte d'Honneur of the Palace by the Company of Carabinieri guard of honour under the command of Colonel Yannick Bersihand, Senior Commander of the Police Force, Ambassador Makase Nyaphisi was taken to the Hall of Mirrors by H.S.H the Prince's Chamberlain, Colonel Luc Fringant.
H.E. Mr the Doctor Makase Nyaphisi then proceeded to present her Credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince who was accompanied by the Secretary of State, Mr Rene Novella, Head of H.S.H the Prince's Government, Mr Georges Lisimachio and H.E. Mr Franck Biancheri, Government Counsellor for External Relations and for International Economic and Financial Affairs. After the ceremony, H.S.H the Prince held a private audience with the Ambassador in the family drawing room.
The Kingdom of Lesotho becomes the forty-fifth foreign power accredited to the Principality of Monaco.
The Principality of Monaco could support the Kingdom of Lesotho in its fight against HIV/AIDS (over 30% of the population is affected by this scourge) and its economic and tourist development.