Monrovia, Monday, December 31, 2018: President George Manneh Weah has commissioned Ambassador George S.W. Patten, Sr, Liberian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary designate to the United States of America. Ambassador George S.W. Patten Sr. replaces Cllr. Lois Brutus.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, the commissioning ceremony took place on Saturday, December 29, 2018.
President Weah encouraged Ambassador-designate Patten to represent Liberia’s best interest at his new assignment. President Weah also advised Ambassador Patten to be mindful of the special relationship subsisting between Liberia and the United States of America.
For his part, Liberia’s Ambassador-designate to the United States, Ambassador George S.W. Patten Sr, promised to promote and push Liberia’s Foreign Policy to the highest level while performing his duties and responsibilities to the best of his ability. Ambassador Patten thanked President Weah for the opportunity and the confidence reposed in his ability to serve Liberia at that ambassadorial level.
Ambassador George S.W. Patten previously served as Liberia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Chargé d'Affaires a.i., at Liberia’s Permanent Mission to the UN.
Hon. Sylvester K. Pewee
Assistant Minister/Public Affairs