MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Foreign Minister Dee-Maxwell Kemayah has extolled Pope Francis and the Vatican, for the numerous humanitarian and development assistance the Catholic Church continue to render the Government and people of Liberia.
Minister Kemayah pointed out that the Catholic Church in Liberia continues to make huge investment in the country, impacting the health and education sectors of Liberia.
He named the construction of primary, secondary and tertiary institutions as some of the development initiatives of the Catholic Church in Liberia, since the establishment of diplomatic relations with the Vatican State.
The Liberian Foreign Minister spoke recently when Archbishop Dagoberto Campos Salas, outgoing Vatican Ambassador accredited to Liberia, paid a farewell courtesy call at the Foreign Ministry.
He expressed deep gratitude to Archbishop Salas for his successful tour of duty in Liberia, while representing the Holy Sea and Pope Francis of the Vatican.
For his part, outgoing Archbishop Salas thanked President George Weah and the Government for the excellent cooperation and collaboration he enjoyed, during his four years of diplomatic service in Liberia.
He also expressed gratitude to the people of Liberia for all the supports accorded him, while representing the Holy Sea and hailed the excellent bilateral ties subsisting between Liberia and the Vatican.