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18/01/2018: President Sirleaf Admits U.S. Ambassador Elder into the Star of Africa

President Sirleaf Admits U.S. Ambassador Elder into the Star of Africa
Monrovia, Liberia: President Sirleaf has admitted Untied States Ambassador
to Liberia, Her Excellency, Christine Elder, into the Star of Africa, with
a Grade of Knighthood, for her invaluable services in improving already
existing bilateral relations between Liberia and the United States of
America. She added: “You are truly a trusted and true friend to Liberia
and a wonderful representation of the United States to Liberia.”

President Sirleaf Presents Honoring Certificate to Ambassador ElderAuditorium According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf made the
statement over the weekend in the C. Cecil Dennis at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She recognized the immense contributions and
support of Ambassador Christine A. Elder and for tirelessly working for
the good of the two countries which brought boost to the developmental
agenda of the Liberian nation.

“Madam Ambassador, you have worked tirelessly to promote Liberia’s
development; especially from your work with the Millennium Challenge
Corporation (MCC), which helped us to boost our electricity expansion
process,” President Sirleaf said. “Your support to medium and small
mechanized farmers in Liberia has also impacted our agricultural sector.”

“We are continuously grateful to you for your unrelenting efforts in
helping us to keep and maintain our peace and security,” President Sirleaf
noted. The Liberian leader noted that these fine attributes of the
Ambassador Elder represent commendable booster for the forward march of
the Liberian nation.
/Foreign Minister Kamara decorate AmbassadorReceiving the honor, the United States Envoy noted that she was humbly
receiving the honor from President Sirleaf and the Liberian people with
deepest respect and admiration. “I also want to recognize members of your
Cabinet who have been tireless in their efforts to improving the lives of
people across Liberia, through partnerships with the United States and
with friends,” she told the gathering.

The ceremony was attended by scores of senior government officials,
including Foreign Minister, Marjon V. Kamara, Information Minister, Lenn
Eugene Nagbe, NIC Chairman, Madam Etmonia Davies Tarpeh, members of the
diplomatic corps, the African Union Ambassador to Liberia SRSG,
representatives of UN agencies and U.S. personnel.