MONROVIA-Salvation Army World Leader, General Brain Peddle says his institution will remain a partner to the Government of Liberia and its people.

General  Peddle was speaking Wednesday at the Roberts International Airport when he for the first time, arrived in Liberia for a visit.

General Paddle said he wants the government of Liberia to see the Salvation Army Liberia, Sierra Leone and Command as a partner in building a better future together with Liberia as the Army continues to pray for the leadership of the country.

He said with the involvement of the Salvation Army Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Command in the educational and health sectors in Liberia, the future of the country is bright and the Salvation Army International is willing to support the work in Liberia fully in partnership with the government of Liberia.

He furthered that the Salvation Army World that he is fascinated about Liberia, based on the history of the country has a great link with the United States of America.

Commenting on his visit to Liberia, the General disclosed that as the World Leader of the Salvation Army it is his obligation to visit and encourage his remembers around the world with Liberia being of no exception.

“I brought the message that there is a calling upon the church to convert many lives to the kingdom of God which is the call to all missions,” the General concluded.

General Peddle disclosed that he was over-excited to see his members in Liberia and described his trip as one of the first trips after the Covid-19.

Meanwhile, General Peddle also frowned at the issue of human trafficking in the world, adding that the Salvation Army is seriously against the practice and they have put in place some training and education to support women and children who are at high risk.

He noted that the Salvation Army has many supports for people who have been victimized by human trafficking to rescue and even to some extent return them back to their various homes.

He said Wednesday, February 16, 2022, was a happy day for all the Salvation Army.

It was a colorful scene as members, students, teachers, and well-wishers of the Salvation Army Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Command converged to welcome to Liberia their World Leaders.

For his part, the Religious Advisor to President George M. Weah, Rev. Emmanuel M. Nimely, speaking on behalf of President Weah welcomed the Salvation Army World leaders to Liberia.

He pledged the government’s willingness in working with them.

The Salvation Army World Leader team includes; Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, World President for Women’s Ministries, and Major David Williamson, Private Secretary to the General, they are in Liberia for a week-long visit.

During their stay in the country, they are expected to meet with other religious leaders and officials of the Liberian government.

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