MONROVIA, Montserrado – President George Weah has appointed Maxwell Saah Kemayah, the deputy foreign affairs minister, as Liberia’s ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations with accreditation to Cuba.
On August 20, Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Findley, acting on the orders of Weah, recalled Lewis Brown as ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations.
Prior to Kemayah’s appointment, he served as president of the Liberia Business Association for several years. In 2017, the opposition Movement for Economic Empowerment appointed Kemayah as its national chairman.
His appointment at the U.N. is subject to confirmation by the Senate.
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