The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, David John Francis Thursday 21st October, 2021, presented to Parliament an agreement between the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Government of the Russian Federation for Visa-free travels for holders of Diplomatic and service passports.

Awoko reports that the Memorandum of Understanding which was signed by the Minister and his Counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, during the one day state visit to Moscow will strengthen the already existing relationship both Countries have enjoyed over the years.

The agreement if approved by the House of Parliament, will not only provide practical benefits, but also help in creating a sense of acceptance and inclusion, maintain a high level of bilateral support, offers access to knowledge, exchange of experiences and directly shapes Cooperation in all segments.