President Weah Congratulates Sweden on National & Flag Day Observance

His Excellency President George Manneh Weah
His Excellency President George Manneh Weah
Photo Credit: Public Affairs Bureau

President George Manneh Weah has, on behalf of the Government and people of Liberia, and in his own name, extended heartfelt congratulations to the Government and people of the Kingdom Sweden on the occasion commemorating the National and Flag Day of Sweden. 


In his message to His Majesty Carl XVI GUSTAF, President George Manneh Weah extended heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the Swedish leader, and through him, to the Government and people of Sweden, as they celebrate this historic milestone. 


 According to a Foreign Ministry release, President Weah further noted that the relations between the two countries and peoples are burgeoning; emphasizing that Sweden remains one of Liberia’s outstanding development partners.


The Liberian leader also stated “Sweden’s support to our development in critical areas such as women empowerment, man power development, agriculture and seed grants to young entrepreneurs by the Swedish government, etc are contributing immensely to the upward mobility of many Liberians”.


President Weah hoped and prayed that as the people of Sweden celebrate this joyous event, the two governments will work together on the conservation of Liberia’s rich biodiversity and forest whilst, promoting a novel eco-tourism which has been identified as a driver of economic growth.   


The Liberian President then wished for His Majesty Carl XVI GUSTAF continued well-being, and for the Government and people of Sweden, economic growth and prosperity.