Durban - President Cyril Ramaphosa has applauded the signing of an agreement to establish a statutory National Legislative Reform Authority in Lesotho, his office has said.
The agreement was signed on Thursday in Lesotho.
Ramaphosa had been on a working visit to the country in his capacity as Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator for reform.
The president's spokesperson, Khusela Diko, said the agreement stipulated that the reform authority would be constituted in terms of an act of parliament.
The authority would guide the country in effecting constitutional, governance, security and media reforms, said Diko.