President Julius Maada Bio Visits European Parliament as Guest of the UK Member of Parliament

Brussels, Belgium Monday 5 November 2018 – His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio Monday paid a visit to the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, as a guest of the United Kingdom Member of European Parliament, (MEP), Steven Marcus Woolfe.

According to the envoy, he had hosted President Bio to a dinner at the European Parliament in recognition of his vibrant leadership and an excellent start in moving Sierra Leone to the right direction.

The UK Member of European Parliament also praised the new President, who assumed office in April this year, for his wonderful stewardship and vision in the last six months. He paid tributes to the efforts of uniting Sierra Leone, efficiently managing the economy, showing leadership in the fight against corruption and investing in human capital development through the free quality education programme.

In a short address, President Bio thanked Mr Woolfe, his colleagues and staff of the European Parliament for the reception and reiterated his commitment to restoring the international reputation of the small West Africa nation. He assured that his determination to fight corruption, effectively manage the economy and invest in human capital development would serve the best interest of ordinary Sierra Leoneans.

President Bio also expressed his commitment to strengthening the relationship between Sierra Leone and the European Parliament.

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