His Excellency Fodé Camara, Republic of Guinea accredited to Sierra Leone and resident in Freetown, has taken formal leave of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba, at the Ministry’s office, Tower Hill, Freetown. In his farewell statement to the Minister and Senior Management staff of the Ministry, His Excellency Fodé Camara behalf of the Government of the Republic of Guinea conveyed sincere gratitude to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the warm reception given to the Guinean community and organisations or institutions operating in the country. The outgoing Ambassador underscored that, he has always remained focused and committed in the cause of maintaining, strengthening and broadening the bilateral cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Guinea and the Republic of Sierra Leone through the implementation of a variety of programmes and projects. Other important bilateral issue raised and discussed by the Ambassador bordered around the enhancement of the Mano River Union cooperation. Dr. Alie Kabbah on behalf of Government and the people of the Republic of Sierra Leone, thanked the outgoing Ambassador for enduring his mission in Sierra Leone. He described the bilateral relations between Guinea and Sierra Leone as very cordial underscoring the significance of bilateral cooperation between the two countries. ‘Thanks for your service and you will be missed’, Dr. Alie Kabba, concluded. Present were: the Director General and Ambassador-at-Large, Amb. Paul A.S. Minah; Directors of various Divisions and Heads of Sections of the Ministry.