Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tower Hill, Freetown, 4th April, 2022. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has today allocated twelve (12) vehicles, including two (2) buses to eight MDA’s, donated by the Government of the people’s Republic of China. According to the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E Hu Zhangliang, the donation was a manifestation of the good bilateral relationship that has existed between the two Countries over the last fifty (50) years. He expressed his delight for witnessing the handing over ceremony in the capacity as the ambassador from China to Sierra Leone.
Ambassador Hu Zhangliang thanked the Government of Sierra Leone and the Minister of Foreign Affairs in particular, Professor David John Francis, for his professional and outstanding leadership in promoting Sierra Leone to global partners. He assured the Country of China’s continuous support in all areas of development.
Professor Francis in his remarks thanked the Government and people of China for the support to Sierra Leone over the years. He said Sierra Leone and China has a very long standing and sincere relationship, mutual respect in a win-win situation. He presented Sierra Leone as a land of opportunities and that the Country was ready for business inorder to Change the current situation in the Country and for the good of all.
The MDA’s which benefitted from the donation were; Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Tourism and Cultural affairs, Office of the National Security (ONS), Ministry of Lands and Country Planning, Ministry of Information and Communication, National Disaster Management Agency, Independent Commission for Peace and National Commission, Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Professor Francis crave on the indulgence of all MDA’s to make the best use of the vehicles.
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