The EU Representative in Lesotho and Counsellor Tomas Aparisi said this at a two-day national urban forum coordinated by the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftainship in Maseru this week.
Mr Aparisi said the funds would be used to finance the next lowlands water development project to provide access to safe drinking water to the cities and businesses in the Southern Lowlands of Lesotho.
He said EU and Lesotho government had acknowledged that for the cities to better function and improve human development, both water supply and sanitation were essential hence the pledge.
EU pledges more financial aid to Lesotho
Nov. 1, 2019 2 min read
MASERU - The European Union (EU) has pledged 41 million Euros (M690 million) grant to be blended with conversional loans from the EU Investment Bank and the World Bank to contribute towards the development of various sectors in Lesotho.