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Dispatch of a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for the Inauguration Ceremony of the President of Sierra Leone

May 10, 2018

1. Following the result of the Presidential Election of the Republic of Sierra Leone in March, the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony for H.E. Brigadier General (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio will be held on May 12.

2. Considering the importance of the bilateral relationship between Japan and Sierra Leone, the Government of Japan has decided to dispatch Mr. Ichiro Aisawa, a Member of the House of Representatives of Japan and the Chairman of Japan-African Union (AU) Parliamentary Friendship League, as Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to Sierra Leone to attend the ceremony.

3. With this dispatch, Japan wishes to offer its congratulations on the inauguration of President Bio and further promote the cordial and cooperative relationship between Japan and Sierra Leone.

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