Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Death of Central Bank of Lesotho Governor and IMF Alternate Governor Moeketsi Senaoana

Press Release No. 11/85
March 16, 2011

Mr. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today following the death of Central Bank of Lesotho Governor and IMF Alternate Governor Moeketsi Senaoana:

“We would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the people of Lesotho and the family of Moeketsi Senaoana, Governor of the Central Bank of Lesotho and Alternate Governor to the IMF, who died on March 13.

“As a specialist in the fields of macroeconomics and economic development, Dr. Senaoana brought a wealth of experience to his dealings with the Fund. His previous roles included Minister of Finance and Development Planning, and Senior Finance and Investment Policy Advisor for the Southern African Development Community (SADC). He also taught economics at the National University of Lesotho. He will be sorely missed.”



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