By: Washington Tumay Watson –firstname.lastname@example.org
MONROVIA-President George Weah has urged Liberians home and abroad to unite and foster peace and reconciliation as they celebrate this year’s Christmas, regardless of their political differences.
Speaking Friday during the Christmas cantata and the official lighting of the National Christmas tree, President Weah said the event symbolizes the official commencement of the seasons in Liberia.
The Liberian Chief Executive further narrated that Liberians are aware that Christmas is the time of the year that Liberians share their love with families and friends stressing that Liberians must all strive to extend their helping hands in order to show how much he or she care in charity to their community residents.
President Weah further indicated that Liberians should do away with what every that have prevented them from uniting should be dispense during this season.
“Liberia including many stomps including most recently the hatch consequences of the Coronavirus crises “President Weah noted.
The Liberian Leader was quick to noted that the coronavirus is yet to be eradicated but said together as people they were able to reduce the calamity experienced as a nation.
He however disclosed that it is a testament to the togetherness of Liberians stressing that Liberians have overcome many diversity from the foundation of the country in 1822.
President Weah told the gathering that in 202 the nation will celebrate the bicentennial of the struggle of the formulation the country people as a nation that commemorate the arrival of the first group of free slaves.
He said the bicentennial is a celebration for all Liberians out of political, religious or social affiliations.
According to him, during the celebration Liberians as people will show the country rich history , tourism and investment potential opportunities and at the sometime they as people will consolidate with the Liberians diaspora and strengthen Liberia close ally the United States of America.
President Weah during the event described this year’s Christmas as a promising and special, emphasizing that it is his quest for all Liberians to join hands so that they can continue to build the nation.
He said together as Liberians they are stronger for the overall good of the country transformation.
The Christmas cantata and the official lighting of the National Christmas tree hosted by the office of the Chief of Protocol of the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs on the Grounds of the Executive Mansion was graced by members of the diplomatic community, the Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, government officials, members of the religious community among others.