Acting Finance Minister and Foreign Minister-designate Augustine Ngafuan
A Liberian diplomat has disclosed that Foreign Minister designate, Augustine K. Ngafuan’s negotiation and financial skills demonstrated over the past four years, places him in the best position to infuse new dynamisms into the nation’s Foreign Service.
He said the nominee, if confirmed, will address the financial needs of Liberian Embassies and diplomatic Missions abroad.
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In a dispatch to Monrovia, the Political Counsellor at the Embassy of Liberia in France, Mr. Josephus Moses Gray expressed the conviction that Mr. Ngafuan, when confirmed by the Liberian Senate, will justify the confidence reposed in him by president Sirleaf.
According to Mr. Gray, the satisfactory display of fiscal discipline by Mr. Ngafuan both on the domestic and international fronts, especially his remarkable role in negotiating Liberia’s debts cancellation and his illustrious accomplishments at Ministry of Finance has won the heart of President Johnson-Sirleaf.
The Liberian diplomat unveiled that the Foreign Minister designate understands important contemporary issues in international relations and diplomacy.
At the same time, Mr. Gray has lauded the out-going Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh for the level of gains in the Foreign Service and visible achievements in Liberia.
Meanwhile, Ambassador Gray has paid Special tribute to the Chief Architect of Liberian Foreign Policy, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for the confidence reposed in Liberian youth to occupy important offices of public trust in the new Administration.
He also complimented the President for her sound leadership and vision in creating more jobs and educational empowerment for the youth to face future challenges.