The German Ambassador said Sierra Leone and Germany have strong and longstanding bilateral relations. ‘I have gained wealth of experience during my tour of duty in Sierra Leone and I am proud that I have contributed immensely to strengthening the existing bilateral relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Sierra Leone. I have really enjoyed my stay in Sierra Leone’, Ambassador Wiethoff concluded.
Dr. Alie Kabba, on behalf of Government and the people of the Republic of Sierra Leone, thanked the outgoing Ambassador for enduring his mission in Sierra Leone. He described the bilateral relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and Sierra Leone as very cordial underscoring its numerous contributions during the Ebola outbreak and to technical support programmes in the country. Ambassador Wiethoff, Dr. Alie Kabba said, would be remembered for the pivotal role he played during the Ebola crisis in the country and for further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two nations. ‘Please extend my regards to the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany’, Dr. Alie Kabba, concluded.
Present was the Director for Europe in the Ministry, Mr. Wilson Yankuba.