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(MONROVIA, LIBERIA - Wednesday, January 28, 2015) President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf received in audience Mr. Samuel Kanyon Doe, Jr., when he paid her a courtesy call.

According to an Executive Mansion release, receiving the son of the late President of Liberia at her Foreign Ministry office on Wednesday, January 28, the Liberian leader shared thoughts on issues of governance, development, peace and reconciliation.

President Sirleaf stressed that it is imperative that all Liberians irrespective of their differences get involved with the process of rebuilding the country and find ways to foster peace, unity and reconciliation among all Liberians.

She pointed out that her Government is opened to all qualified Liberians who are willing to contribute by joining the governance process, thus consolidating efforts aimed at bringing much needed development to the country and its people.

She urged Mr. Doe, Jr., to join sons of other former political leaders of Liberia such as Anthony Quiwonkpa, Jackson Fiah Doe, Jr., Binyan Kesselly, among others to serve his motherland and invited him to a Special Retreat organized for State-own-Enterprises (SOEs) scheduled for Julijuah, Bomi County on Friday, January 30, 2015.

In response, Mr. Doe, Jr., thanked President Sirleaf for the audience and pledged his commitment and loyalty to Liberia and its people. He also endorsed the need to foster reconciliation, peace and development.