She informed Dr. Kabba of Ireland’s new policy for international development, “One World One Future”, of which Sierra Leone is one of the nine key beneficiary countries worldwide, with Ireland supporting the government’s New Direction policy of “leaving no one behind”.
“The Irish government in our five years mission strategic plan (2019-2023) will continue to provide more support to girl child education, agriculture, nutrition, food security, gender, health, youth employment, crisis monitoring, human rights initiatives and governance through political, economic and technical cooperation in the areas of common interest,” Ambassador Campbell said.
Welcoming the Irish Ambassador to the Ministry, Dr. Alie Kabba underscored the significance of the visit of the Ireland Ambassador to his Ministry, which is aimed at broadening and deepening the existing bilateral relations between the two countries.
He lauded the support of the Irish Government in enhancing the socio-economic development of the country through innovative cooperation and business development initiatives. He spoke about the long-standing bilateral relations between Ireland and Sierra Leone which spans over one hundred years.
Dr. Kabba on behalf of President Bio and Sierra Leoneans expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Irish government for their support and assistance and confidence reposed in President Bio and Sierra Leone over the years.
Other government officials present at the meeting included the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang; the Director General, Mr. Paul A.S. Minah; the Director for Europe, Mr. Witsin T. Yankuba; and the Deputy Director for Europe, Mrs. Sia Tejan in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The two diplomats met on Monday 16 July, 2018.