Twenty-four hours after receiving Letters of Credence from eight ambassadors, President George Manneh Weah took delivery of seven additional letters from ambassadors representing their various heads of state and governments on 23 January.
Receiving the letters in separate ceremonies at his Ministry of Foreign Affairs office from ambassadors hailing from Asia, Europe and Africa, President Weah reemphasized his administration’s willingness to embrace countries and governments that share the common ideas of world peace, security and development.
According to the Executive Mansion, Ambassadors who presented their respective letters of credence to President Weah include Amb. Ahmed Nasir Alkhajeh of the United Arab Emirate (UAE), residing in Conakry, Guinea; Ms. Shirley Ho-Vicario, Ambassador of Philippines, with residence in Abuja, Nigeria; and Ambassador Michael Wimmer of the Kingdom of Belgium, residing in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Others include Ambasador Regassa Kefale of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, residing in Accra, Ghana; Ms. Anne Lugon –Moulin, Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation, residing in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Abdullah Bin Hamed Alsobaiee, ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, residing in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire; Ambassador Mrs. Özlem Gülsün Ergün Ulueren of Turkey residing in Accra, Ghana; and Ebraima Manneh, Ambassador of the Republic of Gambia having residence in Freetown, Serra Leone.
President Weah expressed appreciation to the ambassadors and assured them that Liberia is open to fostering diplomatic relations with nations that continue to support the country’s development agenda and global peace initiative.
He said Liberia remains ready to do fair business with nations of the world that are interested in tapping its vast investment possibilities.
The eight ambassadors, on behalf of their respective governments and peoples, promised to make contributions to Liberia’s development drive and enhanced diplomatic ties.—Press release