The government of Liberia has officially announced the death of its Ambassador to the Court of St. James, the Uninted Kingdom and Northern Ireland , Mr. RudolfP. von Ballmoos.
The late von Ballmoos, 56, died on Thursday morning (December 17, 2015), at the Epsom General Hospital in Surrey, London, U.K.
Prior to his demise, Mr. von Ballmoos, served his as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, The Vatican and the Sovereign Military Hospitalier Order of Malta. He also served as Liberia’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana.
He was later transferred from Ghana to the United Kingdom as Liberia’s Ambassador to that Country, where he remained up to his death.. Mr. von Ballmoos was one of Liberia’s outstanding diplomats, who served his country and people with dedication, commitment and loyalty.
A foreign Ministry statement said the Liberian Embassy in the UK will open a Book of Condolence at the Chancery from 11:00 to 15:00 on Monday and Tuesday, December 21 and 22, 2015.
Arrangements are under way with authorities of the Epsom General Hospital and the Liberian Embassy in London, to ship back home the mortal remains of the late von Ballmoos.