President Weah Lauds Departing UNMIL Servicemen, Women

Monday, 5th February 2018
President Weah receives Mr. Farid Zarif, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General at the U.N. Headquarters in Monrovia.
President Weah receives Mr. Farid Zarif, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General at the U.N. Headquarters in Monrovia.
Photo Credit: Executive Mansion Photo

Monrovia, Liberia - President George Manneh Weah has lauded departing UNMIL servicemen and women during a colorful send-off program held at the Mission’s Headquarters in Monrovia.

According to an Executive Mansion release, President Weah made the remarks when he spoke on Monday, February 5, 2018. The Liberia leader applauded the outgoing service men and women for their sacrifices and bravery in sustaining the peace in Liberia. “On a personal note, as President of the Republic of Liberia, when you return to your families, please secretly or openly say President Weah extends his thanks and gratitude for being so patient while you were away,” he noted.

President Weah further wished the departing servicemen and women a blessed family reunion upon return to their individual families. He pledged his Government unflinching support and cooperation to the UNMIL Mission during their stay in Liberia.

The event was witnessed by some members of the Cabinet including Foreign Minister, Gbehzongar Findley, Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Hon. Nathaniel Farlo McGill, the Doyen and Members of the Diplomatic Corps, the President of ECOWAS, Representatives of specialized UN Agencies, among others.