President George Manneh Weah has commissioned Liberia’s Ambassador to the Court of Saint James, Madam Gurly Teta Gibson.
According to a press release issued by the Executive Mansion Tuesday, 11 December, President Weah cautions Amb. Gibson to be effective and responsible in executing her duties.
He says he looks forward to seeing Ambassador Gibson justify the confidence reposed in her with diligence and commitment.
“Before I commission you, let me say that I have reposed confidence in you on behalf of the people and the state of Liberia whose interest you are expected to serve during your time at the Court of Saint James,” he said on 7 December at his Foreign Ministry office.
He requests that Amb. Gibson demonstrates diligence and patriotism in every step she takes while representing Liberia.
He expresses best wishes and for the Liberian envoy, assuring her of the country’s support and prayers. He encourages her to exercise a great deal of patience even in the face of tough times as a good virtue.
President Weah calls on Amb. Gibson to use her expertise and experience in diplomacy to explore all necessary avenues toward bolstering the bilateral relationship between Liberia and United Kingdom.
“You are going to be representing Liberia in one of the world’s influential countries,” he says, adding: “You therefore have to make sure that our bilateral relationship remains intact and thriving.”
Responding, Amb. Gibson expresses appreciation to President Weah for the confidence reposed in her. She says President Weah’s vision and strong leadership has enabled the international community to take a favorable look at Liberia.“There is a strong need for all Liberians to work together to achieve economic growth,” she says.
“The pro-poor agenda will propel Liberia to a level where the citizens will reap developments and peace, and thank God we do have a leader who is very passionate about this,” Amb. Gibson continues.
Madam Gibson assures President Weah that she will use her assignment to promote the government’s agenda and encourage investors into the country.–Press release