President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of Finland on the occasion commemorating the observance of the 97th Independence Anniversary of that country.
In her message to His Excellency Sauli Vainamo Niinistrto, President of the Republic of Finland, President Johnson Sirleaf extended warmest felicitations on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia, and in her own name, to the Government and People of Finland.
President Johnson Sirleaf stated that the relations between Liberia and Finland have continued to expand to the mutually rewarding benefits of the two countries and people.
“We especially appreciate Finland’s very positive contributions to the fight against the Ebola virus epidemic in Liberia and the West African region”, the President recalled with deep appreciation.
The Liberian leader noted that the observance of Finland’s 97th Independence Anniversary places particular recognition on the level of charity work and volunteerism of that country.
She then assured Finland of Liberia’s continuous support and commitment to uphold their shared values of equality, freedom and justice as the two countries strive for the attainment of global peace and security.