Lesoto Perfil Governo 2017
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Lesoto Perfil Governo 2017

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Capitalnome: Maseru
coordenadas geográficas: 29 19 S, 27 29 E
diferença do tempo: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Independência4 Outubro 1966 (from the UK)
Feriado nacionalDia da independência, 4 Outubro (1966)
Constituciónprevious 1959, 1967; latest adotada 2 Abril 1993 (efectivaly restoring the 1967 version); emendada several times, last in 2011 (2016)
Sufrágio18 anos de idade; universal
Poder Executivochefe do estado: King LETSIE III (desde 7 February 1996); note - King LETSIE III formerly occupied the throne from November 1990 to February 1995 while his father was in exile
cabeça de governo: Prime Minister Motsoahae Thomas THABANE (desde 16 June 2017)
cabinet: consists of the Prime Minister, appointed by the King on the advice of the Council of State, and 25 other Ministers
elections/appointments: the monarchy is hereditary but under the terms of the constitution that came into effect after the March 1993 election, the monarch is a "living symbol of national unity" with no executive or legislative powers; under traditional law, the college of chiefs has the power to depose the monarch, to determine next in line of succession, or to serve as regent in the event that a successor is not of mature age; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or majority coalition in the Assembly automatically becomes prime minister

Fonte: CIA World Factbook - A menos que indicado de outra maneira, toda a informação en esta página es correta até 9 de julho de 2017