Salone envoy assures of deepening ties with Czech Republic
By Princetta Williams, Information Attaché, SLHC Ghana
Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana has assured of government desire to deepened ties with the Czech Republic.
Francess Virginia Anderson was speaking during a courtesy call by the Czech Republic Ambassador to Sierra Leone who is resident in Ghana, Jan Fury.
She said she deeply treasured such a visit and expressed hoped that the bilateral relations between the two countries would be deepened in order to bear good fruits.
She reiterated President Julius Maada Bio's key areas of focus which includes, Education, Health, Tourism and Agriculture, among others and added; “Sierra Leone is a very beautiful country with lovely beaches, best white sands and a geological terrain that hosts eighteen out of the twenty-four mineral resources in the world.”
The High Commissioner assured Ambassador Fury of Sierra Leone’s commitment to maintaining the bilateral relationship at non-resident Ambassadorial level.
She also assured the Czech Republic envoy of her mission's support at all times and pledged to speedily facilitate the presentation of the Ambassador’s credentials to President Bio.
Ambassador Jan Fury expressed interest in knowing more about Sierra Leone, as well as promoting the long-standing bilateral relations spanning over decades.
"I have heard lots of good things about Sierra Leone which I believe will be of benefit to my country if we continue working together. I am optimistic that this meeting with you as Sierra Leone's High commissioner will continue to strengthen strong bilateral ties,” Ambassador Fury said.
Ambassador Fury commended High Commissioner Anderson for being dutiful and extolled her remarkable sense of responsibility and knowledge of diplomacy.
He implored his counterpart to accelerate the granting of an Agrèment so that his credentials would be presented to the President of Sierra Leone.
“Sierra Leone has a lot of potentials, and I have confidence in the leadership in the country. Certainly, the country will continue moving forward,” Ambassador Fury observed, and added that he had been informed that the people of Sierra Leone were very hospitable and easy-going with a variety of endowed natural resources.
Ambassador Fury expressed the willingness of his country to participate in trade and economic cooperation with Sierra Leone.
Both Ambasadors pledged their commitments in promoting cultural cooperation as well as trade relations.
Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana continues to carry the torch of President Bio’s dream of rebranding the country through profitable diplomacy and the courting of serious partners and mega investment companies.