New York, 21st July, 2016, The Permanent Representative of Liberia to the United Nations, His Excellency Ambassador Lewis G. Brown II, has paid a courtesy call on the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, His Excellency Ambassador Danny Danon, with a promise by the both diplomats to work cooperatively within the realm of the United Nations to advance the interests of their respective countries.
According to a dispatch from New York, the meeting took place on Thursday, between the two Ambassadors at the offices of the Permanent Mission of Israel in Manhattan where Ambassador Brown conveyed on behalf of the Government and the people of Liberia , the greetings to the Government and the people of Israel through its Mission, and said that Liberia cherishes the cordial relationship that continues to exist between the two countries.
The Liberian Envoy, while expressing the hope to having good working relationship with his colleague, informed that the aim of such interactions would be to strengthen the level of existing relationship between Liberia and the State of Israel and to ensure that both countries benefit in the manner desired by their respective Governments and people
Speaking further, Ambassador Brown, pointed out that Liberia was interested in more investment opportunities from Israel most especially in the areas of energy sector and technology . He said that Liberia was in the process of the transforming its economy, and as such, Israel, given its wealth of experience in modern technology , could be of assistance to Liberia especially for the youths most of whom, according to him lack the skills for emerging opportunities.
For his part, the Israel Ambassador Danny Danon, expressed delight and appreciation to Ambassador Brown for the visit and recalled the recent trip by Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to Israel at which time the both leaders had bilateral discussions. He said that Liberia has been a trusted friend of Israel for many years , and that his Government counts on Liberia’s support at the global level.
He concluded by saying that Israel is very interested in strengthening its relationship with the continent of Africa which he described as important partner.
Written By: Abu Kamara
Minister Counselor for Press and Public Affairs
Permanent Mission of Liberia to the United Nations