AFRICA DAY CELEBRATED IN IRELAND
Yesterday, the Embassy of Lesotho and other African embassies resident in Ireland took part in the celebrations of the Africa Day at Farmleigh in the Phoenix Park, in Dublin. The event is organized by the Government of Ireland and African embassies every year to mark the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU). Thousands of spectators of diverse nationalities, mostly Africans, attended this year’s event whereby music, food, culture and art from different African countries were showcased.
Minister Joe Costello TD welcomed to the Lesotho stall by Ambassador Phamotse
Speaking at the event, the Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, and the Dean of African ambassadors to Ireland and Moroccan Ambassador, H.E. Anas Khales highlighted the importance of celebrating and maintaining the longstanding partnership between Ireland and Africa. The theme for this year’s Africa Day in Ireland is ‘Partners for Growth’.
Some of the visitors at the Lesotho stall.
26 May 2014