Entries by Altina Korosa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation Hosts 3 Days workshop

    (MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Tuesday 1st October, 2019) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation in collaboration with the United Nations office High Commissioner for Human Rights will  organize a three- days workshop on the strengthening of the National Mechanism for Reporting and Follow up and Roll up of the National Recommendations […]

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Foreign Minister Receives Delegates from Morocco (MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Wednesday 11th September, 2019): The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Nabeela Tunis on Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 received a delegation from Morocco headed by the  Director General of the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation, Ambassador Mohammed Methqal, at the Ministry’s conference room […]

Sierra Leone and Japan Governments Sign Cooperation Agreement

MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Thursday 22nd August, 2019 The Governments of Sierra Leone and Japan on Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 signed an agreement on Technical Cooperation and Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteer Programme at the Minister’s Conference Room, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tower Hill, Freetown. Welcoming the Japanese delegation, the Director General of […]

Saudi Ambassador Designate Presents Copies of Letters of Credence to Minister of Foreign Affairs

MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Wednesday 31st, 2019   The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador designate to the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr. Hussain Nasser Aldakalallah on Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 presented copies of his Letters of Credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Nabeela Tunis, at her Tower Hill […]

MFAIC Commences UPR Validation Workshop

MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Wednesday 24th July, 2019   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with Irish Embassy, has commenced a two-day validation workshop for the Government of Sierra Leone Human Rights Universal Periodic Review Mid-term Report at the Ministry’s main Conference Hall, at Tower Hill, Freetown from Wednesday 24th to […]

Venezuela Special Envoy Calls on Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs

MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Tuesday 16th July, 2019 The Special Envoy from the Embassy of The Bolivarian of Venezuela accredited to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Chad and ECOWAS, His Excellency David Nieves Velasquez Caraballo on Tuesday 16th July, 2019 called on the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Solomon J. Jamiru ESQ at […]

Sierra Leone and Belgium Sign Air Transport Agreement

MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Wednesday 3rd July, 2019 The Governments of the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Kingdom of Belgium on Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019 signed an air transport agreement aiming at strengthening and deepening the bilateral relations and to promote effective regulatory control of air transport services between the two countries. Speaking at […]

Polish Ambassador Presents Copies of Letters of Credence to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Polish Ambassador designate to the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Joanna Tarnawska on Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 presented copies of her Letters of Credence to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Solomon J. Jamiru Esq, at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown. Speaking at the ceremony, Mrs. Tarnawska expressed her […]

US Ambassador Maria Brewer Calls on Foreign Minister Nabeela Tunis

  The US Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Her Excellency Maria E. Brewer on Wednesday 19th June, 2019 called on the Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mrs. Nabeela Tunis at her Tower Hill office in Freetown. In her opening remarks, Ambassador Brewer congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation […]

MFAIC & MoF Holds Three Days Seminar on Operational Policies and Practices for Foreign Missions

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday 18th June, 2018 held a three-day seminar to develop Operational Policies and Practices for Foreign Missions to address Critical Challenges at the Golden Tulip Kimbima Hotel Conference Room, Aberdeen, Freetown. Giving the objectives of the seminar, the newly […]

Diaspora Union Briefs Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs on their just concluded Policy Workshop

The Sierra Leone Diaspora Union on Thursday 13th June, 2019 briefed the Hon. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Solomon J. Jamiru Esq on issues ranging from migration to investment at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. Moderating the meeting, Mr. Maada Ansumana Kamara, the Secretary General of the Sierra Leone National Union […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs Interacts with Diplomatic and Consular Corps

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Nabeela Tunis on Monday 10th June, 2019 interacted with members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps at her Ministry’s main Conference Hall, Tower Hill in Freetown. Welcoming the diplomat and consular corps, the New Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. […]

WHO Country Rep Presents Letters of Credence to Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs

World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative, Mr. Evans Majani Liyosi on Friday 7th June, 2019 presented copies of Letters of Credence to the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Solomon Jamiru Esq. at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown. In his statement, Mr. Liyosi congratulated the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs on […]

Norway Representatives meet the Acting Foreign Minister

(MFAIC Press Office, Thursday 30th May, 2019) Representatives from Norway on Thursday 30th May, 2019 paid a courtesy call on the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hon. Solomon Jamiru Esq at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown to discuss and strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Outgoing Minister & DG Handover and Bid Farewell

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba and the former Director General and Ambassador at- Large Mr. Paul A.S. Minah have officially bid farewell and handed over the ministry to the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mrs. Nabeela Tunis, her Deputy, Solomon Jamiru Esq and the Acting […]

Czech Republic to Open Consular Office in Sierra Leone

The Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Accra, Ghana, his Excellency Fuchsova Margita has disclosed plans by his government to open diplomatic consular services in Sierra Leone. Ambassador Margita made this disclosure during a courtesy visit of the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic on the Acting Minister of […]

Salone Foreign Minister Calls on Belgium to Establish Full Mission

Sierra Leone’s Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Hon. Dr. Alie Kabba had called on the Government of Belgium to establish a full diplomatic mission with consular services in Sierra Leone. Dr. Kabba made this plea at his tower Hill office in Freetown, on Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 during a farewell courtesy call by the […]

“The ‘New Direction’ Gov’t is Focus on Moving S/ Leone From Dependency & Aid to Development…” Minister Kabba Asserts

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Alie Kabba on Monday 18th March, 2019 informed Investors from Egypt that the new government under the ‘New Direction’ Leadership of His Excellency President Rtd Brigadier Julius Maada Bio is focused on moving Sierra Leone away from dependency on foreign aid to development. He made this […]

Ireland Gov’t. To Invest Over 50M Euros In Salone

The Government of the Republic of Ireland on Monday 18th March, 2019 committed to invest over 50M Euros in Sierra Leone. This was disclosed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of the Republic of Ireland and […]

Our Gov’t is Committed to Advancing Gender Equality

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Alie Kabba told Diplomats and other dignitaries that the government of President Dr Julius Maada Bio is strongly committed to advancing gender equality, including the empowerment and protection of women and girls. He made this statement at the occasion of the celebration of Ireland’s National Day, […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Receives South Africa Airport Company Delegates

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba on Thursday 7th March, 2019 received South Africa Airport Company delegate at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. Presenting the delegates, the South Africa Deputy High Commissioner, His Excellency Thapelo Madumane recalled discussions held with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation with […]

Russia Ambassador Bids farewell to Foreign Affairs Minister

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Sierra Leone with Residence in Conakry and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in the Republic of Guinea, His Excellency Alexander Bregadze on Tuesday 5th March, 2019 bade farewell to Sierra Leone’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office in Freetown.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Japan Ambassador Sign Food Agreement for Sierra Leone

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Dr. Alie Kabba and Japan Ambassador, His Excellency Tustonu Himeno, Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 signed the exchange of notes on Food Aid Programme between the Government of Sierra Leone and the Government of Japan. Speaking at the signing ceremony which was held at the Minister’s Conference […]

Sierra Lone Foreign Affairs Minister to Host His Germany Counterpart

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Dr. Alie Kabba will on Monday 25th host his Germany counterpart, His Excellency Heiko Maas. The Germany Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E. Heiko Maas and delegation are expected to arrive on Sunday 24th February 2019 in Freetown, Sierra Leone on a one day working […]

Nigeria Defense College Meets Foreign Affairs Minister

A team from the National Defence College of Nigeria on Monday 25th February, 2019 met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown for a presentation on the Foreign policy of Sierra Leone. Speaking on the essence of their visit, the Deputy Commandant […]

Hungarian Delegation Visits Acting Foreign Affairs Minister

The Hungarian delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ietvan Soo has paid a courtesy call on the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang at her Tower Hill office in Freetown. Mr. Ietvan Soo briefed the Acting Minister on the purpose of their visit to Sierra […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Interacts with Diplomatic Community

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Alie Kabba has held an interactive meeting with residents and non-residents Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Representatives of United Nations System in Sierra Leone. The purpose of the meeting was for Diplomats and Ministry Officials to know each other, and for the Diplomats to be briefed on […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Briefs Parliamentary Committee

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Alie Kabba has briefed the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on work accomplished by his ministry in the past eight months in governance. The meeting was organized at the Ministry’s Tower Hill Office Conference Hall in Freetown on 4th February, 2019. In his […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Signs $29.8 Million Agreement with China

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Alie Kabba has signed an Agreement of twenty nine million eight hundred thousand United States Dollars with the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation between the two Governments is gear towards a fishery harbor project in Sierra Leone. […]

Ethiopia Deputy Prime Minister Visits Sierra Leone

 A high power delegation from the Federal Republic of Ethiopia led by the Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Hassen arrived in Sierra Leone on a two days working State visit. The purpose of the visit was to hold a high-level Inter-ministerial meeting with Ministries, Departments and Agencies on bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Sierra […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Lures $35M For Fiber Optic

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr Alie Sajan Kabba has lured thirty five million dollars for the Fiber Optic Project in Sierra Leone. The disclosure was made by Dr Kabba from Beijing, China where he is holding bilateral meetings with the Vice President of the People’s Republic of China His Excellency Qishan; […]

Uganda High Commissioner Presents Letters of Credence

The Uganda High Commissioner to Sierra Leone His Excellency Nelson Ocheger on Monday 10th December, 2018 presented copies of Letter of Credence to the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang. The ceremony took place in the Minister’s office, Tower Hill in Freetown. The Uganda High Commissioner conveyed warm greetings from […]

Romania Celebrates the Great Union Day

Romania is a country in South-Eastern Europe that will be celebrating its 100th year Independent Anniversary on December 1, 2018. Romania, a country inhabited by three regions from ancient times – Transylvania, Bessarabia and Bukovina joined the Romanian Kingdom in 1918.

Foreign Affairs Minister Calls on Russia to Boost the Economy

Dr. Alie Kabba-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Thursday 22nd November, 2018 called on the Russia Ambassador to Sierra Leone to bring investors to Sierra Leone. He appealed to the Ambassador to lure investors to come and invest in the country, adding that Sierra Leone has a conducive business environment that will make […]

Acting Foreign Minister Assures German Ambassador

The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang has assured the German delegation of her Ministry’s readiness to fast track the process leading to the signing of the Inter-Governmental Agreement. She made the statement during a familiarization visit of the delegation in her Tower Hill Office in Freetown on Wednesday 14th […]

Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Encourages UN Family

The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang has called on the United Nations Family to look into the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report for the implementation of its Recommendation. She said the baseline for sustainable peace in Sierra Leone is the implementation of that Report, which she believes if […]

France Ambassador Updates Acting Foreign Affairs Minister

The France Ambassador to Sierra Leone and Guinea Jean-Marc Grosgurin on Wednesday 14th November, 2018 updated the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang on plans of the French Government for Sierra Leone. The Ambassador told the Acting Minster that his Government intends to invest in the areas of military, agriculture, […]

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Appeals for Capacity Building

Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang-Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has made passionate appeal for capacity building of public officers working for the Government of Sierra Leone. She made the appeal to Mr. Neil Victor Jarvis Section Head for Africa Division, Department of Technical Cooperation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during a visit […]

United Arab Emirates Delegation Meets Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang on Wednesday 24th October 2018 received a delegation from the United Arab Emirates at the Ministry’s Tower Hill Office in Freetown. The Minister welcomed the delegation for the visit and assured them of the Government’s hospitality during their stay in the country. She reminded […]

Netherlands Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call On the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Ambassador Ron Strikker of Netherlands has paid a Courtesy Call on the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang accompanied by Binta Jalloh Managing Director of Bintex at her Tower Hill Office in Freetown. The meeting was to brief the Deputy Minister on Ambassador Ron Strikker’s visits to Sierra Leone as […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Assures Sierra Leone Red Cross Society

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Alie Kabba has given assurance to the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society on the request for subvention brought to his attention.  The Minister informed the team about his plan engagement with the Finance Minister on the matter, noting that the issue is very critical to the […]

Committee of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation together with the First Session of the Fifth Parliament host a one day symposium with the European Union Representative

The committee of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation in collaboration with the first session of the fifth parliament of the second Republic of Sierra Leone has held a one-day symposium at the Ministry’s conference hall in Freetown. The event which is to showcase the existing bilateral relationship between Sierra Leone and the European Union on […]

Sierra Leone Participates in the 5th Annual Meeting of the International Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the OIC in Turkey

A two-man delegation headed by the Director-General and Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Paul A. S. Minah, is currently attending an international seminar on islamophobia in the Turkish city of Istanbul. As a Member State of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) since 1972, Sierra Leone was invited to […]

The Commonwealth Political Adviser-Governance and Peace Directorate Clara Cole on Tuesday 16th October, 2018 presented the Monitoring Report on the Sierra Leone 2018 General and Presidential Elections to Dr. Alie Kabba, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at Tower Hill in Freetown. She reported that the Monitoring Team is in the country to follow […]

Foreign Affairs Minister Receives Letters of Credence

Dr. Alie Kabba-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Tuesday 16th October 2018 received Letters of Credence from the High Commissioner-Designate of the Republic of Gambia to Sierra Leone and the Ambassador-Designate of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Sierra Leone at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown. The Minister welcomed […]

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Calls for Global Solidarity on Capacity Building

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Alie Kabba has called for solidarity at the multilateral stage to build the capacity of member countries based on their needs and national priorities. Dr. Kabba made this plea during his closing addressed at the Second Annual Showcase of Sustainable Development Goal 16 on Peace, Just […]

Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Underscores the Need for Peace

The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mr. Alpha Osman Timbo has underscored the linkages among peace, security and development. He called on the audience to bear in mind that peace is a necessary condition for development, therefore it is impossible to achieve development without peace. He stated that peace and development can […]

Ambassador Kakai Appeals for Satisfactory Land Laws

The Sierra Leone Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Francis Kakai has on Monday 8th October, 2018 appealed to the Law Reform Commission to review laws on land that will be satisfactory to everyone. He said land is very critical for development, therefore laws concerning it use must be drafted for the benefit and […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Participates in Swearing-in Ceremony of 54 Peace Corps Volunteers in Port Loko

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba, has said, that the New Direction flagship on education coincides with one of Peace Corps Sectors of operation – Education and that the Peace Corp volunteers serve as a platform to help enhance the President’s initiative on free Basic Education in the country.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Signs Book of Condolence

Following the official announcement of the death of the seventh UN Secretary-General (from 1997 to 2006) Kofi Atta Annan on August 18 this year, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Alie Kabba accompanied by the Deputy Minister, Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang, has signed the book of Condolence at the Ghana High Commission, Spur […]

EU Head of Delegation and Liberia Ambassador Pay Courtesy Call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The European Union (EU) is one of Sierra Leone’s important partners and the cooperation between the European Union and the Government of Sierra Leone has a long history stretching back over 35 years and has been guided by the principles and objectives of the successive ACP-EU Conventions and Partnership Agreement, says Dr. Alie Kabba.

Canadian Minister of International Development Pays Courtesy Call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

As part of Canada’s commitment to strengthening ties with Africa and to work with the continent to help address the challenges it faces, the Canadian Minister of International Development, Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau accompanied by the High Commissioner of Canada resident in Ghana, Ms. Heather Anne Cameron has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of […]

UNEP Chief Legal Officer Pays Courtesy Call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

).  The Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Ozone Secretariat of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), Dr. Gilbert M. Bankobeza accompanied by staff of the Environment Protection Agency-Sierra Leone (EPA-SL) has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office, Freetown.

President of African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights Pays Courtesy Call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR), Hon. Justice Sylvian Ore’ has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office, Freetown. The purpose of his visit is to update the Minister on the status of the African […]

Ambassador of the Republic of Guinea Takes Formal Leave of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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 […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to Attend ECOWAS and ECCAS Summit in Lomé to Discuss Security Issues

Ahead of the meeting of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on 30 July 2018 in Lomé, Togo; Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba will join other Ministers of Foreign Affairs and […]

The Arab Republic of Egypt Commemorates 66th Independence Anniversary with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang has said that the past four years in Egypt have been very challenging for the government amidst high hope and expectations from the people, but she is confident that Egypt will soon overcome these current challenges, given the tenacity and determination of its […]

Dr. Alie Kabba Presents SLAJ Award to USAID

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on behalf of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) presented a plaque in appreciation to the US Embassy and USAID for their dedicated and substantial material support to SLAJ during and after the 2018 General Elections.

USAID Briefs Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Cross Boundary Solar Project for Sierra Leone

In a bid to advance government’s New Direction and goals in the energy sector that will directly impact several key areas of Ebola recovery and ensure future resilience in Sierra Leone, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will implement a $2 million cooperative agreement to support the adoption of solar energy practices and reduce […]

Turkey and Sierra Leone Strengthen Bilateral Relations

The Ambassador of Turkey to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Deha Erpek has said, that progress has been recorded in bilateral relations between Turkey and Sierra Leone over the past few years. He made this statement during a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill […]

NASSIT Edifies Foreign Ministry Staff

A team of experts from the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) are on a two-day working visit at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to educate staff of the Ministry on the different operations of the NASSIT scheme.

THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION ADDRESSES EU EOM 2018 ROUNDTABLE.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Alie Kabba has assured the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM), civil society organisations and political stakeholders of the New Direction’s political will in implementing significant recommendations in the final report proffered by the EU EOM in Sierra Leone following the conclusion of the Presidential, […]

EU ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION PRESENTS ELECTIONS FINAL REPORT TO MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) led by the Chief Observer Hon. Jean Lambert has presented a copy of the final report on the 2018 Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council elections to the  Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at a ceremony held at his Tower Hill office in […]

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Signs Over $44M Grant with US Govt.

In a bid to broaden and bolster economic and technical cooperation between the United States of America and the Republic of Sierra Leone, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba, has signed two assistance and development objective grant agreements to the tune of 44.420M USD between the United States of America […]

The UNEP Executive Director pays a courtesy call on the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Mr. Erik Solheim and team paid a courtesy call on the Honorable Deputy-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang at her Tower Hill office in Freetown. According to Mr. Solheim, the aim of the visit was to broaden and strengthen the bilateral relationship between […]

THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION CALLS FOR THE REVITALISATION OF THE MRU

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba, has said that the revitalization of the MRU is the dream of His Excellency, Dr. Julius Maada Bio in his quest to achieve Sierra Leone’s New Direction agenda by strengthening regional integration and cohesion. Dr. Alie Kabba whilst welcoming the Secretary General of the […]

GERMAN ENVOYS PAY COURTSEY CALL ON THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany resident in Sierra Leone, His Excellency Wolfgang Wiethoff accompanied by the First Secretary and Head of Development Cooperation, Mr. Nico Westphal; the Director Regional Office, Mr. Andreas Fikre-Mariam and the Country Director of GIZ in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Mr. Malte Kirchner, has paid a courtesy call […]

THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION ENDORSE HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE CLUBS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba has said, that the establishment of Human Rights and Peace clubs across Africa is an initiative of the African Union and therefore, Sierra Leone’s membership of the AU is providing benefit to its citizens. Dr. Alie Kabba in his welcome statement during the launching […]

ECOWAS DELEGATION PAYS COURTESY CALL ON MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

An ECOWAS delegation led by the Vice President, Finda E.M. Koroma has paid a working visit to the Minister of foreign affairs and International Cooperation at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. The objective of the visit was to discuss pending issues with regards the humanitarian response mechanism, improving advocacy and capacity building efforts to […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Opens Peace, just and inclusive societies workshop

The Minister of foreign affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba has told participants that, ‘in line with the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission which aims at addressing the root causes of our conflict, under the ‘New Direction’, which is the blueprint document for moving our country forward, efforts are on the way […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Meets International Community in Sierra Leone

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba has on Tuesday 5 June 2018, assured members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, UN agencies and other multilateral organisations represented in Sierra Leone of better cooperation under the New Direction. The familiarization meeting that was held in the Ministry’s conference hall attracted over […]

JAPANESE AMBASSADOR PAYS COURTESY CALL ON DR. ALIE KABBA

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan the Republic of Sierra Leone with resident in Ghana, His Excellency Tuslomu Himeno has a paid a Courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. According to H.E Himeno, his visit is to congratulate the […]

75 SIERRA LEONEAN STRANDED MIGRANTS TO ARRIVE FROM NIGER

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is facilitating the repatriation of 75 stranded Sierra Leonean migrants (including 74 Male and 1 Female) from Niger to Sierra Leone following further consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and other partners in Sierra Leone. According to the Liaison officer of the Republic of Sierra […]

SIERRA LEONE FOREIGN MINISTER APPEALS FOR SHARED RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS OF MIGRANTS

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba has informed delegates that the challenges associated with migration remains worrisome especially for the youths, women and their children who often encounter tremendous hazards in their bid to move across borders mostly in search of jobs and in pursuit of their dreams to lead […]

Irish Ambassador pays a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Resident Ambassador for Ireland to Sierra Leone and Liberia, Her Excellency Catherine Campbel, has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. According to Ambassador Catherine Campbel, her visit is to enhance and deepen the existing partnership and bilateral […]

NATIONAL CONSULTATION ON THE GLOBAL COMPACT ON MIGRATION

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) in collaboration with the International Office for Migration (IOM) will organise a national consultation meeting to discuss and present a national consensus on current and topical issues of migration relevant to Sierra Leone. The meeting which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 23 May, 2018 […]

GHANA HIGH COMMISSIONER PAYS COURTESY CALL ON DR. ALIE KABBA

The Ghana High Commissioner, His Excellency Francis Abakah accompanied by the Head of Consular Tsotsu Selormey to the Republic of Ghana,  today paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. The Ghana High Commissioner, His Excellency Francis Abakah on behalf […]

Hungarian Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on President Bio

The Hungarian Ambassador to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Andras Szabo has today paid a courtesy visit on His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio at State House in Freetown. Ambassador Andras Szabo started by congratulating President Bio on his inauguration. He said that the government of Hungary is committed to supporting the new direction of President […]

The Political Director for Serbia pays courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Political Director, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, His Excellency, Ambassador Zoran Vujic; last Friday ( 16 Feb., 2018) paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Kaifala Marrah at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. According to Ambassador Zoran Vujic, his visit to Sierra […]

ECOWAS POWER POOL DELEGATION UPDATES FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTRY

A delegation of senior officials from ECOWAS Electricity Power Pool project led by the ECOWAS Commissioner, Energy and Mines, Dr. Morlaye Bangoura today paid a courtesy call on the Director General and Ambassador-At Large in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ambassador Khadijatu Basirr at her Tower Hill office, Freetown. The purpose of […]

Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs to Visit Sierra Leone

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon, His Excellency Gebran Bassil, is expected to arrive in Sierra Leone on Sunday 4 February, 2018, for a two day visit in the country. His Excellency Gebran Bassil, will be accompanied by a fourteen-man delegation including Lebanese government officials and the press. According […]

A MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES SENT BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Kaifala Marah has today signed the book of condolence at the Embassy of the Republic of The Gambia following the death of His Excellency Ingram Reginald Olufemi Peters, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Republic of The Gambia to the Republic of Sierra […]

FOREIGN ENVOYS PAY COURTESY CALL ON THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

With a view to enhancing and deepening the existing partnerships and bilateral relations between their respective countries and the government and people of Sierra Leone, eight foreign envoys including the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Amb. Guy Warrington; the Ambassador of the Republic of the Gambia, Ambassador Femi […]

Dr. Kailfala Marah formally assumes office of Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Kailfala Marah has today officially met with senior management staff of the Ministry in the Directors’ Conference Room, Tower Hill, Freetown. In her welcome address, the Director General and Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Amb. Khadijatu Basirr on behalf […]

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, receives copies of letters of credence from Four Ambassadors/High Commissioner Designate to the Republic of Sierra Leone

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Samura M.W. Kamara, has today (4th October 2017), received the Ambassador designate of the Republic of Liberia with Residence in Freetown, Mrs. Musu Jatu Ruhle; the High Commissioner designate of the Republic of India to the Republic of Sierra Leone with residence in Accra, Ghana, Mr. […]

Vatican Ambassador to Sierra Leone takes formal leave of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Apostolic Nuncio (Vatican Ambassador) to Sierra Leone with residence in Monrovia, Liberia, His Excellency Archbishop Miroslaw Adamczyk, accompanied by the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Sierra Leone, has taken formal leave of the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Samura M.W. Kamara at the Ministry’s Tower Hill Office, Freetown. His Excellency […]

TAC Director visits Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Resources for the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps (DTAC) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ambassador Haruna Ginsau, has paid a courtesy call to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Samura M.W. Kamara at the Ministry’s Tower Hill office, Freetown. […]

The Ambassador Designate of the United States of America to the Republic of Sierra Leone presents copies of letters of credence.

The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Mohamed Gibril Sesay, has today (19th September 2017), received the Ambassador designate of the United States of America to the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Maria Brewer in a ceremony held in the Ministry’s conference hall, Tower Hill, Freetown. Dr. Mohamed Gibril Sesay, for and […]