News of Liberia
Ambassador Nyenabo presents credentials to King Phillippe of the Kingdom of Belgium
...calls for continuos Belgium support to Liberia's recovery and reconstruction efforts
Ambassador Nyenabo presents credentials to King Phillippe of Belgium.
Written by ISAAC C. YEAH, Minister Consular, Press and Public Affairs
Tuesday, 28th April 2015
Brussels, Belgium -Liberia's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, Amb. Isaac W.Nyenabo II has presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty, King Phillippe of the Kingdom of Belgium.
The presentation ceremony took place on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Royal Palace of Belgium, the official seat of the Belgium Government.
Ambassador Nyenabo extended greetings on behalf of Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia to King Phillippe and commended the Government and people of the Kingdom of Belgium for their support to Liberia over the years.
He said Liberia remains forever grateful to the Belgium people for the medical and other assitance provided them during the height of the outbreak of the Ebola virus, and before that the years of crises, a relationship that dates back to 1859 when both countries enjoyed the exchange of state visits by their Head of States.
'' The rôle of Belgium medical doctors and other medical professionals in the fight against the Ebola virus disease outbreak and the MSF-Belgium continue presence on the ground during the Liberian civil crises, have played a significant part in helping the country recovery process, and thus adding impetus to the health sector and the population at large'' Ambassador Nyenabo added.
Ambassador Nyenabo appealed to King Phillppe for more assistance to the country's health sector, as Liberia prepare for its post Ebola recovery process, provide scholarships and other educational opportunities to the country's educational sector and students to study medicine and other sciences and its support to the agriculture, trade and commerce industries.
He also welcomed Belgium investment in Liberia in the areas of energy, trade and support to the country's good governance, the rule of law and assistance to the University of Liberia and other higher institutions of learning across the country.
Receiving the letters, His Majesty, King Phillippe acknowledged Liberia's recovery strategy through the 'Marshall Plan' and investment potentials and pledged his country's support to those initiatives.
King Phillippe said Belgium will work closely with Liberia in strenthening and sustaining its bilateral relationship and the cordiality of friendship between the two countries and peoples.
The new Liberia Ambassador to Belgium has served as Vice President of the Agricultural Cooperative Developmnet Bank,Comptroller General Republic of Liberia, Senator Grand Gedeh County, and President Pro Tempore of the Liberian Senate.
Amb. Nyenabo earned three Master Degrees in International Relations, Business Administration and Public Sector Management from the University of Liberia and the Cuttington University Graduate School all in Liberia.
Amb. Nyenabo is a PhD graduating student in Political Science and International Relations from the California Creek University, USA.
President Sirleaf appointed Ambassador Nyenabo, confirmed by the Liberian Senate last year and commissioned by President Sirleaf in February this year as Liberia's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxemburg and the European Union.