VP  & Tourism Minister Discuss Issues Bordering on Budapest Freetown Rally

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By Abubakarr Harding

Dr. Memunatu Pratt, Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, has on the 4th November,2022 briefed the Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh on the hosting of the 2nd edition of the Budapest-Bamako Freetown finish line rally under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. The briefing was held at the Vice President’s Office on Tower Hill in Freetown.

The Minister explained that over 600 participants with over 240 vehicles and motorbikes are on their way to Sierra Leone to participate in the finish line event at Lumley beach.

She mentioned that it was because of the effective collaboration between the Ministry and line MDA’s that the first finish line event in 2020 was successful, a basis she said was used to choose Sierra Leone as the finish line host country for the second time.

In his remarks, the Vice President, Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh started by confirming that he will attend the finish line ceremony on behalf of the President, Julius Maada Bio. He applauded the Minister and her team for pulling this off, saying that it reiterates international confidence in Sierra Leone as a peaceful destination.

The Minister was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary, Edward Kwame Yankson and the Director of Tourism, Mohamed Jalloh.

 

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