Sierra Leone’s Vice President, Dr. Juldeh Jalloh, embarked on a two-day diplomatic mission to the Republic of Liberia, fostering crucial connections between the two nations.
During his visit, Dr. Jalloh held significant meetings with Liberia’s top leadership, including President Joseph Nyuma Boakai and Vice President Jeremiah Kpan Koon.
Additionally, Dr. Jalloh engaged with the Sierra Leonean community and embassy staff in Liberia, reinforcing ties at various levels of society.
He was also honored as a distinguished guest at Liberia’s Maiden Presidential State of the Nation Address, where President Boakai highlighted the importance of social capital development, infrastructure, and good governance.
President Boakai acknowledged a special message from Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio, further highlighting the collaborative spirit between the two nations.
In a statement shared via social media channels, Vice President Jalloh expressed gratitude for being invited as a special guest to President Boakai’s inaugural State of the Nation Address. He underscored the historical bonds between Sierra Leone and Liberia and emphasized mutual commitments to bolstering bilateral relations. Specifically, discussions centered on revitalizing the Mano River Union, fortifying border communities, and enhancing trade corridors.
“Sierra Leone stands firmly with the government and people of Liberia. Thank you, President Joseph Boakai, I wish you and your new team all the best,” Vice President Jalloh affirmed.
The visit signifies a significant step towards deepening cooperation and fostering mutual prosperity between Sierra Leone and Liberia.