Fanday Turay Esq, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extra Ordinary and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, took to Twitter to express gratitude and pride as he was unanimously elected by the 169 member States of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA).
He announced that he has been unanimously elected to preside over the 28th session of the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA). This remarkable achievement serves as a testament to Sierra Leone’s elevated standing and transformation in global affairs.
The Ambassador expressed deep gratitude to the 169 member States of the ISA Assembly for bestowing their confidence and trust upon him. Such overwhelming support from the international community underscores the respect and esteem Sierra Leone currently enjoys globally.
Highlighting the nation’s international affairs transformation, Ambassador Turay attributed Sierra Leone’s progress to the visionary leadership of H.E. PresidentBio. Under PresidentBio’s guidance, the country has embraced a new era of engagement with the international community, seeking opportunities to collaborate, coordinate, and lead on global policies and initiatives that foster sustainable development and address critical global challenges.
Ambassador Turay emphasized that Sierra Leone’s international aspirations are driven by a commitment to contribute meaningfully to humankind’s well-being. By taking on a leadership role at the ISA Assembly, Sierra Leone aims to play a pivotal part in safeguarding the Common Heritage of Humankind—a concept that upholds the notion that the resources of the international seabed are the shared heritage of all nations and should be managed responsibly for the benefit of present and future generations.
As he prepares to preside over the 28th session, Ambassador Turay acknowledged the significance of this responsibility, not only for Sierra Leone but also for himself personally. It represents a significant opportunity to promote the country’s values, interests, and contributions on the global stage.
The Ambassador extended his heartfelt appreciation to President H.E. PresidentBio for his unwavering support and transformative agenda that has set the foundation for Sierra Leone’s enhanced role in international affairs. PresidentBio’s commitment to progress and prosperity has propelled the nation onto this distinguished path, allowing Sierra Leone to collaborate with other nations to tackle common challenges and create a better future for all.