March 29, 2023

Pres. Weah Receives Letters of Credence from South Africa, Gambia, Czech Republic, and ECOWAS new Ambassadors

 President George Manneh Weah has received letters of credence from the South African, Gambia, Czech Republic, and ECOWAS Commissions. Mr. M. Igbal Jhazbhay of South Africa, Mr. Alieu Jammeh of Gambia, Mr. Jan Furry of the Czech Republic, and Mrs. Josephine Nkrumah, the new head of the ECOWAS Mission in Liberia, handed the letters.

President Weah welcomed the Ambassadors to Liberia at separate ceremonies conducted at the Executive Mansion on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and assured them of his government’s commitment to upholding and strengthening Liberia’s bilateral connections with their respective countries and governments.

The President of Liberia was pleased with the way things have evolved since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1997, as seen by the opening of embassies near their respective capital cities: Pretoria and Monrovia, he informed Ambassador M. Igbal Jhazbhay, new South Africa Ambassador. Liberia’s President assured the incoming South African envoy of his country’s and the international community’s commitment to promoting peace and security in Africa and the rest of the globe.

President Weah and South Africa new Ambassador to Liberia, Ambassador M. Igbal Jhazbhay,

President George Weah also received a letter of credence from Mr. Alieu Jammeh, the Republic of The Gambia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

“Let me express my happiness with the strong ties and cordial relationship that exist between Liberia and The Gambia,” President Weah said, adding that his government will continue to cultivate closer relationships and bonds of friendship between the two countries and peoples.

President George Manneh Weah and Amb. Alieu Jammeh, the Republic of The Gambia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

President Weah welcomed the Czech Republic’s Ambassador, Mr. Jan Furry, and reminisced about Liberia’s and the Czech Republic’s bilateral ties since 1998, highlighting how the two countries worked closely on national and international concerns. Liberia and the Czech Republic established diplomatic ties in 1998,” you may know. The President also noted that his government wants to strengthen and intensify the two nations’ already existing bilateral cooperation, with a particular focus on education, health, agriculture, and human resource development at all levels.

Liberia President George Manneh Weah and Czech Republic’s Ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Jan Furry

“Since taking office, my administration has concentrated on providing a favorable environment for FDI and business in general.” We welcome Czech investments in Liberia in the areas of transportation, health, agriculture, mining, education, and youth empowerment in this context.”

Also receiving Mrs. Josephine Nkrumah, the newly appointed head of the ECOWAS Mission in Liberia, President Weah expressed gratitude to the Commission for her choice and the confidence it placed in his leadership, as well as the continued level of interest shown in Liberia. He praised ECOWAS for its contribution to restoring peace in Liberia, while also reiterating Liberia’s zero tolerance for military troops in the sub-region deposing democratically elected governments without due process.

President Wead and Mrs. Josephine Nkrumah, newly appointed head of the ECOWAS Mission in Liberia

photo credit : Executive Mansion

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