On Tuesday, 18th October 2022, the South Korean Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Kim Young Chae, and his delegation paid a courtesy visit to Her Worship the Mayor of Freetown Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr OBE.

During the meeting, a range of issues was discussed including the New City Hall building which was funded by the Government of South Korea, the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between South Korea and Sierra Leone, and the introduction of the new Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Korea to Sierra Leone, Mahesh Nandwani.

Both Mayor Aki-Sawyerr and Ambassador agreed to work together to ensure a successful 60th-anniversary celebration.

Her Worship the Mayor took Ambassador Kim and his delegation on a tour of the Freetown City Hall as they discussed the locations for various celebration events.

Mayor Aki-Sawyerr was joined at the meeting by Councillor Zainab Conteh, Chair Foreign Relations Committee; Festus Kallay, Chief Administrator, Violett Kargbo, Foreign and Protocol Officer, FCC and Manja Kargbo, Team Lead, Mayor’s Delivery Unit.