The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a Congratulatory Message to the Government and People of the Republic of Mali on the observance of the 55th Independence Day of that country.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, the Republic of Mali will on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 commemorate its 55th Independence Anniversary.
In the message, President Jonson Sirleaf conveyed warmest congratulations on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia, to the Malian President, H. E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, and through him to the Government and People of Mali as they observe their national event.
The Liberian Leader expressed confidence that Liberia and Mali will continue to work together in furtherance of the principles of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the United Nations, in promoting peace, security and cooperation amongst all nations.
President Johnson Sirleaf also prayed that Allah Almighty will endow President Keita with wisdom as he leads his people to lasting peace and economic development. She reaffirmed Liberia's commitment to Mali's stability and development as demonstrated by Liberia's contribution of troops to the regional peacekeeping force in Mali.
President Johnson Sirleaf then wished for the Malian leader personal wellbeing as well as for a happy future for the people of Mali.