The Ambassador of the Republic of Liberia accredited to the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Alexander H.N. Wallace III, today met with the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for African Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Sabry Magdy, to solicit additional assistance to the Government of the Republic of Liberia in the struggle against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
During the discussion, Minister Magdy said that Egypt is standing with Liberia and West Africa in the fight against Ebola. The Minister disclosed that the provision of medical supplies and laboratory equipment worth EGP 300,000 pledged by his Government is expected to depart Egypt on September 28th and arrive in Liberia within three weeks. Minister Magdy assured Ambassador Wallace that Liberia is a high priority for assistance from the Government of Egypt.
Meanwhile, the Embassy continues to solicit assistance on behalf of the Government of Liberia to help eradicate the EVD, and more assistance is expected soon. Last week, the Ambassador donated $500 (five hundred United States Dollars) as the Embassy’s contribution towards the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease.
At the end of the discussion, Ambassador Wallace presented to Minister Magdy an art printing done by a Liberian artist.