London, 13 August 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has commended Commonwealth Olympic champions for their record-breaking accomplishments at the 2012 London Olympics. He said they had done the Commonwealth proud.
Commonwealth education ministers will meet in Port Louis, Mauritius from 29 to 31 August 2012 to discuss the theme ‘Education in the Commonwealth: bridging the gap as we accelerate towards achieving internationally agreed goals’.
Prime Minister Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini of Swaziland has said his country is committed to upholding Commonwealth values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
Departure Statement by Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma after visiting Kingdom of Swaziland, 2-4 August 2012
Windhoek, Namibia, 2 August 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma wrapped up an official visit to Namibia today, the second leg in a three-nation Southern Africa tour that has already taken him to Botswana and which concludes with a visit to Swaziland.
Gaborone, Botswana, 31 July 2012 – Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma concluded a two-day official visit to Botswana today – his first since taking office in 2008. The visit strengthened an already solid relationship between the Commonwealth and Botswana.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma said the honour is a tribute to President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s unmatched political career of over six decades
"The importance of sport as an effective instrument for social and economic development is well-recognised" – Hugh Robertson, UK Minister for Sport and the Olympics
"On behalf of the Commonwealth, I convey our deepest condolences to the family of late President John Atta Mills, and to the Government and people of Ghana" - Kamalesh Sharma
Scottish athletes visit village where 6,500 athletes and officials will stay