Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Alhaji Mohamed Sillah Kargbo
has on Monday, 7th April, 2014 presented copies of letters of credence
to Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Foreign Minister.
Presenting the letters to His Royal Highness, Prince Abdullah Bin
Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Excellency Alhaji M.S Kargbo conveyed fraternal
greetings from Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and
International Cooperation, Honourable Dr. Samura W.M Kamara to Saudi
Arabia’s Foreign Minister, His Royal Highness, Prince Saud Al Faisal,
the Deputy Foreign Minister and the entire Staff of the Saudi Foreign
Ambassador Kargbo affirmed his keenness to develop strong relations
between Sierra Leone and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in various fields
of development to serve the mutual interest of the Saudis and Sierra
Leoneans. President Koroma’s envoy also said that there is strong need
for both countries to continue working towards fostering the already
existing ties which have been on for the last thirty five years.
In accepting the credentials on behalf of the Foreign Minister, the
Deputy Minister welcomed Ambassador Kargbo to the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia and asked him to give his regards to Dr.
Samura Kamara and his team at the Foreign Office in Freetown.
The Prince also affirmed to the newly appointed Ambassador that he
would receive all support from the Saudi government and people to
enable him to carry
out his duties. Earlier, the two discussed various issues to further
promote the already existing bilateral and multilateral cooperation
between the two sister countries.
Present at the short, but colourful ceremony were, Deputy Minister
for Protocol Affairs (Chief of Protocol), Mr. Azzam Al Qain,
Director General, General Administration for African Countries, Mr.
Khalid Mufti, among others.
The Sierra Leone Ambassador was accompanied by the Head of
Chancery/Minister Counsellor, Mr. Umaru S. Dura, First Secretary, Mr.
Salamu Koroma, Media Attaché, M.B. Jalloh and Third Secretary, Mr.
Alhaji M.B. Jalloh
Information Attaché/ Public Affairs Unit
Sierra Leone Embassy,
Riyadh – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia