Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations

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Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations
Agency overview
Formed 1961
Jurisdiction Government Agency
Headquarters Freetown, Sierra Leone
Agency executive
Parent agency Government of Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations is a ministerial department of the Government of Sierra leone, and is responsible for foreign policy issues and International relations. The department advises the president on issues of Foreign Policies.

The department issues Sierra Leonean visas to foreign nationals before visiting Sierra Leone; except foreign nationals of Ecowas States, who do not require visas to visit other Ecowas nations. All of Sierra Leone embassies abroad are part of the Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations Building is located in the capital Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Ministry is headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is appointed by the president of Sierra Leone and must be confirmed by the parliament of Sierra Leone before taking office. The Sierra Leone president has the constitutional authority to sack the Minister of Foreign Affairs at anytime. The current Sierra Leone minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations is Samura Kamara.

Duties[edit]

  • The Duties of the Sierra Leone Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Relations include:
  • In charge of Sierra Leone Foreign policies
  • Advises the president on Foreign policy issues
  • Speak and lobby on the interest of Sierra Leone
  • Gives or reject Visa to Foreign national visiting Sierra Leone, except citizens of Ecowas nations, who do not require visas
  • Supervises Sierra Leone's embassies abroad; and supervises activities of Sierra Leonean diplomats
  • Represent the Government of Sierra Leone in other country's
  • maintains relations with other country's and international organizations
  • Represent Sierra Leoneans in Foreign country's
  • Gives basic information about other country's to Sierra Leoneans


Here is a list of Sierra Leone's Foreign Ministers.[1]

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