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Pres. Sirleaf congratulates Swiss Confederation

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated her counterpart,. Mr. Simonetta Sommaruga, President, Government and People of the Swiss Confederation on the occasion of the National Day of Switzerland.

A Foreign Ministry release said, President Sirleaf, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia and in her own name, sent “hearty congratulations” to President Sommaruga, his government and people as they celebrate their 724th National Day, Saturday, August 1, 2015.

The Liberian Leader said, “It is satisfying to mention that bilateral engagements between our two countries have significantly intensified for the mutual benefit of our peoples. I also note with much gratitude your country’s support and generous contribution towards the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EDV), which led to the WHO declaration announcing the end of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.”

The President further told her Swiss counterpart that his country’s support was helpful in strengthening Liberia’s capacity to effectively respond to any future outbreak of Ebola.

“We have now embarked on our post-Ebola Economic Recovery and Stabilization Plan and your Government’s continuous cooperation is most welcome,” Mrs. Sirleaf further stated.

The President concluded by wishing President Sammoruga’s family and people of the Swiss Confederation good health and a cheerful National Day. -Press Release

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