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President George Manneh Weah has sent a congratulatory message to the Government and people of the State of Israel on the occasion commemorating the 71st Independence Anniversary of that country.

According to a Foreign Ministry release issued 9 May, in his message to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Weah, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, and in his own name, extended heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the Government and people of the State of Israel as they commemorate this historic event.

The release says President Weah prayed that as Israel celebrates this auspicious occasion, the bonds of friendship and cooperation subsisting between the two countries and peoples will be further strengthened for the betterment of the two governments and peoples.

President Weah then wished that the Almighty God will endow Prime Minister Netanyahu with abundant wisdom, strength and good health as he leads his people to sustained peace and prosperity.

Meanwhile, President George Manneh Weah has sent a congratulatory message to the European Council on the occasion commemorating the 69th Anniversary of the Schuman Declaration (the Europe Day) On May 9.

Europe Day is the name of two annual observance days, the 5th of May by the Council of Europe and the 9th of May by the European Union, which recognize the peace and prosperity within Europe that both have achieved since their formation.
The first recognition of Europe Day was by the Council of Europe, introduced in 1964.

The European Union later started to celebrate its own European Day in commemoration of the 1950 Schuman Declaration, referred to as “Schuman Day”.
Both Days are celebrated by displaying the Flag of Europe.

According to a Foreign Ministry release, in the message to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, President George Manneh Weah, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, extended warm felicitations and best wishes to the European Council and the Governments and Peoples of the European Union as they observe this historic milestone.

“As we celebrate with you, we are encouraged to mirror on the creed of peace that motivated the then French Foreign Minister Mr. Robert Schuman to submit the noble vision that would make war between France and Germany materially impossible,” the release noted.
President Weah expressed delight over the Liberia-EU relations which he noted have fully-fledged to an appreciable level.

President Weah also observed the direct involvement in programs of shared interest to both the European Union and Liberia as they desire to promote the dividend of peaceful cohabitation among peoples of all race.He then wished for President Tusk and member countries of the European Union, continued good health, peace and prosperity.–Press release

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