His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio departed Sierra Leone today 11th October, 2021 for Conakry, Guinea on the invitation of the Military Head of State of the Republic of Guinea, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya.

During their meeting, they discussed about security co-operation and how they will support the ECOWAS transition framework.

β€œThe people of Guinea supported Sierra Leone through our most difficult times. Our meeting today on security co-operation was very fruitful. We will continue to engage and support the ECOWAS transition framework”, President Bio tweeted.

It should be noted that although the Republic of Guinea has been suspended by ECOWAS from all Community activities due to the military coup, ECOWAS member states are not prevented from engaging the Republic of Guinea on bilateral issues.

His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio was accompanied to the Republic of Guinea by a four-man delegation including the Speaker of Sierra Leone’s Parliament, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Deputy Minister of Defence and the Chief of Defence Staff.