President George Weah has received the Letters of Credence of the new Chinese Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Fu Jijun, and the one from Canada, Julie Shouldic, an Executive Mansion release has said.
According to the release, President Weah received in audience Amb. Fu on Friday, March 2, in the Cabinet Room of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia, while similar ceremony was held for Amb. Shouldic on Wednesday, February 28 at the same venue.
To Amb. Fu, President Weah commended the Government of the People’s of China for its continued support to Liberia over the years, especially their contributions during the Ebola outbreak, and re-emphasized Liberia’s commitment in adhering to the One China Policy.
The President then thanked Amb. Fu and the people of China for the longstanding partnership, stressing the need to further strengthen bilateral relationship and cooperation between the two countries.
Amb. Fu earlier used the occasion to convey sincere greetings and felicitations on behalf of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and underscored China’s commitment to Liberia’s progress.
President Weah receives Canadian Ambassador, H.E. Julie ShouldicPresident Weah has also received in audience the Canadian Ambassador to Liberia, Julie Shouldic, who was accompanied by Ms. Isabel Mainville, Political Counselor at the Canadian Embassy accredited to Liberia.
Amb. Shouldic’s visit was followed by a meeting characterized by mutual exchange of ideas and cooperation between both countries and peoples.
The Canadian female diplomat was accompanied to President Weah’s Office by Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Findley.