Saudi Arabia Donates to Sierra Leone

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Guinea Adikali Foday Sumah has presented information and technology items being a gift from the Government of the custodian of the two Holy Mosques of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Government Sierra Leone.

The consignment was received in Conakry by the Ambassador to Guinea on the 12th of December on behalf of the government of Sierra Leone and travelled by land for onward delivery to the Government of Sierra Leone in Freetown.

The items worth about 1.1 million ryals equivalent to 500 thousand US Dollars. Ambassador Sumah upon receiving the items expressed thanks and appreciation on behalf of the government to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through their Ambassador in Guinea, Ambassador Al Badawe.

According to Ambassador Sumah, the Saudi Arabian Government is supporting us with the dissemination of info through the media and info outlets in the country. He profusely thanked the Kingdom on behalf of government for the consolidation of bilateral relations between the two countries.

Receiving the items, President Koroma thanked the Ambassador for the effort in trying to engender inclusiveness in the governance of the country, saying that the support is a timely one at this point in time.

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Born and raised in Kenema district, eastern Sierra Leone, Othman Sheriff began practicing journalism during his school days as a youthhood hobby. With a bachelor's degree in mass-media and communication, and a Master’s degree in development and peacebuilding, Sheriff is the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Critique Echo Newspaper. While tirelessly using journalism as a tool to place his country’s socioeconomic and political landscape under a magnifying glass, Sheriff is deeply involved in community development projects. Over the years, Sheriff has formulated and implemented billions of Leones worth of development projects with funds from Europe and USA. He is chiefly focused on community infrastructural development and economic resuscitation projects, fostering interethnic, interreligious and sociocultural cohesion among the young population in Kenema district. Sheriff is a member of many international peacebuilding initiatives including the United Religious Initiative (URI), International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP), Intercultural Leaders Network and Youth Solidary Fund program of the United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC)

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