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Trump Recognizes Weah As President

-Sends Letter Of Felicitation After 3 Months

By Reuben Sei Waylaun

After President George Manneh Weah’s appeal to the American people to look into the direction of Liberia in an article published by the New York Times, United States President Donald J. Trump and the American people have finally recognized President George Weah as President of the Republic of Liberia.

US Pres. Donald J. Trump                                  Lib Pres. George Weah

Since his inauguration on January 22, 2018 as President of Liberia, there have been numerous rumors that the United States of America that is globally considered as Liberia’s trusted ally was not in support of the administration of the former soccer legend and now president of Liberia.

Following his inauguration as President of Liberia, the Liberian chief executive has traveled in other European and African countries meeting their leaders, but America still considered as a ‘distance’ politically.

Pundits and critics have repeatedly insinuated that the American people, particularly the president was not in support of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC)’s regime. America is Liberia’s longstanding traditional ally credited for some of the good things being enjoyed.

In his article, President Weah informed the world only super power that his government is drafting legislation to make ministries more effective and efficient in addressing the specific challenges they face.

President Donald J. Trump’s Letter

Following the ‘humble appeal letter’, President George Manneh Weah finally received a personal letter from United States President Donald J. Trump, on behalf of the American people; extending felicitations to the Liberian leader as he assumes his new role as President of the Republic of Liberia.

“On behalf of the American people, I extend my congratulations as you assume the responsibilities of the Presidency of the Republic of Liberia. I was pleased to send a presidential delegation to Liberia to witness its first peaceful transfer of power in decades from one democratically elected head of state to another. This transition is a milestone for Africa’s oldest Republic and a testament to the confidence that your people placed in you”, President Trump stated in the communication according to the Executive Mansion release.

The release further said the United States President reaffirmed his country’s commitment to the longstanding relationship with Liberia and pledged his Government’s continuous support to peace and prosperity in Liberia. “The United States is deeply committed to our long-standing relationship with Liberia. We will continue to support Liberia’s historic democratic transition and to support peace and prosperity in Liberia”, he added.

“Please accept my sincere wishes for the success of your administration and for the personal well-being of you, your family and the people of Liberia”, President Trump concluded.

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