Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has assured that Sweden will remain a strong partner to Liberia as the country embarks on its post-Ebola recovery.
She commended Liberia for its efforts in the fight against Ebola and applauded the personal leadership role played by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the fight against the Ebola virus.
According to a Foreign Ministry dispatch, during their discussions Foreign Minister Augustine Ngafuan expressed appreciation to the Swedish Government and People, on behalf of President Sirleaf and the Government and People of Liberia, for Sweden's support to Liberia's successful fight against the Ebola virus.
Minister Ngafuan informed his Swedish counterpart that as Ebola was over in Liberia, the Government was now focused on its Economic Stabilization and Improvement Plan of which a sub-component is the seven-year Health Improvement Plan and requested the Swedish Government’s support.
Minister Ngafuan held talks with his Swedish counterpart Ms. Wallstrom on the margins of the 25th African Union Summit in South Africa.