King Letsie III of Lesotho has arrived in the country on a four-day state visit.

On arrival at the Harare International Airport today, King Letsie III, was welcomed by President Robert Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, cabinet ministers, services chiefs and senior government officials.

At the Harare International Airport, King Letsie was accorded a 21 gun salute.

Tomorrow, he will visit the National Heroes Acre in Harare and the Lion and Cheetah Park just outside the capital, before holding talks with President Mugabe.

On Thursday, King Letsie is scheduled to visit one of the seven wonders of the world, the majestic Victoria Falls.

The Kingdom of Lesotho was established in 1822 by King Moshoeshoe I.

Lesotho, which is surrounded by South Africa is rich in diamonds and water, which is it supplies to the industrial hub of South Africa.