|President hosts Liberian Gender Minister & receives report from the Ministry of Political Affairs|
By State House Communication Unit
Liberian Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Hon. Julia M. Duncan Cassell on Tuesday January 17 paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown.
The purpose of visit, according to Sierra Leone’s Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs Minister, Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden who led the delegation, was to present the incoming Secretary General of the Mano River Union (MRU), Madam Medina Wesseh to President Koroma.
Welcoming the delegation, the president expressed delight over the fact that the position had been filled and congratulated Madam Wesseh on her appointment as Secretary General of the MRU.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Political and Public Affairs presented a report on the achievements and challenges of the ministry to President Koroma at State House. According to the Minister, Madam Nanette Thomas, the report covers 100 days of activities since she took up office.
Responding to the report, President Koroma commended the ministry for examining themselves within a targeted period. He said he has taken note of the specifics of the report and further commended the ministry for inculcating positive work ethics. “The preparation of the 100-days report does not come by accident. It must have come from good planning and determination of individuals in the ministry,” he pointed out.
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