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Reading: Timothy Musa Kabba Appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Sierra Leone, Pledges to Strengthen Global Relations
Reading: Timothy Musa Kabba Appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Sierra Leone, Pledges to Strengthen Global Relations

Timothy Musa Kabba Appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Sierra Leone, Pledges to Strengthen Global Relations

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Timothy Musa Kabba
Timothy Musa Kabba

Timothy Musa Kabba, the newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Sierra Leone, expressed his immense gratitude and dedication to his new role. He thanked President Julius Maada Bio for the trust placed in him to serve as the Foreign Minister of the nation. Kabba emphasized that he sees this appointment as an opportunity to take Sierra Leone to even greater heights within the international diplomatic community.

It is with immense gratitude that I thank His Excellency  @PresidentBio for the monumental trust placed in me to serve as Foreign Minister of our great nation, Sierra Leone.” He stated

In his Tweet, Kabba acknowledged the importance of mutual cooperation and highlighted his intention to foster stronger ties with bilateral partners of Sierra Leone. He emphasized his unwavering commitment and passion for serving his country, which he intends to bring into his new role as Foreign Minister.

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“It is with the same unwavering commitment and passion that I’d always demonstrated in serving my country that I intend to fully embrace my new role in continuing to foster international cooperation with bi-lateral partners of SL” He added

Sierra Leone, a country known for its rich cultural heritage and natural resources, has always strived to maintain positive relationships with other nations. The appointment of Timothy Musa Kabba as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation signifies the government’s dedication to furthering these relationships and promoting mutual benefits.

As the newly appointed Minister, Kabba understands the significance of international cooperation in today’s interconnected world. He recognizes that by fostering stronger ties with other countries, Sierra Leone can unlock new opportunities for economic growth, development, and cultural exchange.

Kabba’s gratitude towards President Bio reflects his understanding of the immense responsibility bestowed upon him. He acknowledges that the role of Foreign Minister is crucial in representing Sierra Leone’s interests on the global stage. It requires diplomacy, tact, and strategic thinking to navigate the complexities of international relations.

Sierra Leone has made significant progress in recent years, particularly in areas such as economic stability and democratic governance. However, there is still much work to be done. Kabba’s appointment comes at a critical time when Sierra Leone is seeking to strengthen its position within the international community and attract foreign investment.

In his new role, Kabba aims to build on the achievements of his predecessors and forge new partnerships that will benefit Sierra Leone in various sectors. By engaging in mutually beneficial initiatives, he hopes to attract foreign direct investment, promote trade and tourism, and enhance cultural exchanges.

Kabba’s commitment to his country is evident in his statement. He expresses his intention to fully embrace his new role and work tirelessly to foster international cooperation. His dedication and passion for serving Sierra Leone will undoubtedly contribute to the country’s progress on the global stage.

Sierra Leone has a bright future ahead, and with leaders like Timothy Musa Kabba at the helm of its foreign affairs, the nation is well-positioned to expand its influence and reap the benefits of increased international cooperation. As Kabba takes on this new challenge, Sierra Leoneans can look forward to a stronger presence in the global arena and a brighter future for their nation.


Following his victory in the June 2023 presidential elections, President Julius Maada Bio has appointed, Timothy Musa Kabba, a highly accomplished and respected individual, as the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

President Julius Maada Bio’s decision to appoint Timothy Musa Kabba reflects his commitment to promoting young people.

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Timothy Musa Kabba is a highly accomplished and respected individual who currently serves as Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. His appointment to this prestigious position took place in July 2023, and he brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in the field.

Before assuming his role as Minister, Kabba held the position of Director-General at the Petroleum Directorate and later as Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources. With a background as an oil and gas engineer, he has worked in various capacities within the industry. Prior to joining the Petroleum Directorate, Kabba served as a project management consultant for Total E & P C LTD. He also gained valuable experience as a Drilling Engineer and a Reservoir Engineer at the LUKOIL Overseas Offshore Project.

As Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Kabba is responsible for building collaborative relationships, expanding bilateral and multilateral ties and enhancing Sierra Leone’s reputation worldwide.

Kabba’s appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is just one example of his exceptional character, talent, and potential. President Bio recognized these qualities and entrusted him with this important role. As a young, vibrant, and humanitarian-oriented individual, Kabba is expected to bring fresh perspectives and innovative approaches to his position.

In addition to his expertise in the mining sector, Kabba has an impressive international track record. He has worked as a petroleum engineer in countries such as Russia, UAE, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Romania. This experience has allowed him to develop valuable networks and a deep understanding of cross-cultural dynamics, which will undoubtedly serve him well in his role as Minister.

With his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Timothy Musa Kabba has taken on a significant responsibility. His primary objectives include building collaborative relationships, expanding bilateral and multilateral ties, and enhancing Sierra Leone’s reputation on the global stage. With his exceptional leadership skills and dedication to the country, Kabba is expected to achieve remarkable accomplishments and contribute to the positive transformation of Sierra Leone’s mining sector and global presence.

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