Mexican envoy optimistic about strengthening diplomatic ties with Salone
By Princetta Williams, Information Attaché, SLHC Accra, Ghana
The Mexican Ambassador to Ghana, accredited to Sierra Leone has during a courtesy call on the Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Ghana, Francess Virginia Anderson, expressed optimism about working very closely to further and expand existing diplomatic ties between the two nations.
H.E. Enrique Escorza described his call as one that is aimed at learning with humility and obedience from High Commissioner Anderson adding: “This tour is my first in Africa after completing a tour in China as a career diplomat.”
He said both countries had enjoyed diplomatic ties over the years and that with his new office, he will continue to uphold and strengthened it while prioritizing future partnership between the two countries.
Ambassador Escorza said he has heard lots of good things about High Commissioner Anderson, which he believed can be practiced in future so that he can succeed in his Mission on behalf of his country.
“I am looking forward to be in Sierra Leone and hopeful of working together with my colleague to foster development. Let me applaud the very good strides made by President Julius Maada Bio so far,” he said.
Responding, High Commissioner Anderson thanked Ambassador Escorza for his visit and pledged her commitment and support in fostering and strengthening both countries diplomatic relations.
She added that as a colleague, she is ready to support through diplomatic means and noted that they both will be learning from each other.
Sierra Leone and Mexico had established diplomatic relations many years ago. The country is accredited to Sierra Leone from its embassy in Accra, Ghana.