In his meetings, VP Juldeh Jalloh highlighted the key strategic priorities of the New Direction administration and the issues the President will put before the EU when he gets to Brussels next month.
Among the issues, he is soliciting EU support to the Free Quality Education agenda, promoting business climate, engaging EU officials on how they can assist to reduce youth unemployment and boost infrastructure development.
VP Juldeh Jalloh is also campaigning vigorously for EU support for Shenge Visa to be issued in Freetown.
VP Juldeh Jalloh received positive reactions from officials who stated that the New Direction priorities will be aligned to future EU development support to Sierra Leone.
President Bio is expected to meet with the EU President in early November. The Vice President is very familiar with the various entities of the EU having worked closely with the EU between 2004 and 2006 as Project Manager of the Civil Society Capacity Building Project financed under the European Initiative for Human Rights and Democracy.