Morocco’s King congratulates Liberia’s new president, vows to enhance bilateral ties

(Xinhua) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Sunday congratulated Liberia’s new president, George Weah, on his election victory, while vowing to strengthen the bilateral ties.

In a message to Weah, the Moroccan king said the election result shows “how keen the Liberians are to promote the democratic transition and make sure their aspirations for a prosperous future are fulfilled.”

The king also hailed the bilateral ties and “African brotherly bonds” between the two countries, adding that he is keen to work with the president to strengthen the relations in all sectors.

Weah was elected as Liberia’s 25th president on Friday and will take office in January, 2018. He vowed to improve the welfare of Liberians, and combat corruption.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists.