President of the Republic of Liberia, H.E. Dr George Manneh Weah has congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron over his weekend re-election for another five-year term in a keenly contested poll.
Weah, in his congratulatory message, said Macron’s victory is coming during very difficult times for Europe and the comity of nations.
The Liberian leader said that over the years, President Macron and his government have remained a strong ally of Liberia and his administration. He said Macron helped galvanise French support for Liberia’s efforts at macroeconomic stability, infrastructure and youth development. “He is a firm believer in multiaterialism, both in Europe and around the world”, he started.
“France, under his leadership, delivered tens of thousands of much needed COVID-19 vaccines and medical supplies to Liberia last year, which contributed greatly to our fight against the pandemic. Liberia remains grateful for its support.
“I hope that both countries will leverage this moment in order to strengthen the ties currently subsisting between Liberia and France.
“President Marcron remains a true friend with whom my relationship continues to flourish.
“I look forward to working with him for the betterment of our two nations”, President Weah said in a statement.