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Media completes guided tour of Foreign Ministry

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Presidential Press Secretary, Jerolinmek M. Piah addressing members of the Press during  ton  the Fourth and  Fifth floors of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the seat of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
Presidential Press Secretary, Jerolinmek M. Piah addressing members of the Press during ton the Fourth and Fifth floors of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the seat of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The Executive Mansion has described as mere speculations and misinformation media reports on the recent fire incident at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Executive Mansion has clarified that contrary to the reports, neither did the fire affect some offices of the President nor impact normal activities at the Foreign Ministry Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Presidential Press Secretary, Jerelimek Piah, made the clarification Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the start of a guided tour of journalists at the Foreign Ministry.

Mr. Piah said: “The tour was intended to dispel speculations and misinformation reported mainly by some sections of the Print Media.”

“The affected cubicle, hosting the Control Panel where the electric shock occurred, is solely owned and operated by LoneStar Cell Communication,” he said.

He disclosed that Lonestar has so far done an assessment and promised to fully rehabilitate and restore the damaged sever

According to an Executive Mansion release, the tour provided journalists the opportunityto ascertain the actual facts surrounding the fire incident.

At-least 16 media institutions, including, Analyst Newspaper, Power TV, LBS, Women Voices, FrontPage Africa, among others, participated in the tour.

 


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