President Tubman of Liberia attended the opening of a new Red Cross Centre in Monrovia last Thursday (24 June).
LV New Building (2 shots)
MV Mrs King (Red Cross President) meets Lebanese community
MV Members leave Lebanese community
CU Lebanese Ambassador
MV Tubman arrives
LV Mrs Gibson cuts tape
MV Tubman speaking
MV Tubman hands keys to Mrs King
CU Mrs King thanks Tubman
MV Tubman & guests applaud
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Background: President Tubman of Liberia attended the opening of a new Red Cross Centre in Monrovia last Thursday (24 June). The 100,000 dollar building was donated by the lebanese Community to commemorate the sixth term of office of the Tubman administration. A baby clinic, examination room, laboratory library, and conference room are all included in the facilities at the Centre.
SYNOPSIS: This new Red Cross Centre in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, was donated by the Lebanese Community there, and cost 100,000 dollars.
Mrs Jeanette King, President of the Liberian National Red Cross Society, met members of the community when she arrived last Thursday for the official opening of the Centre. Ambassador Nsouli of the Lebanon also attended, as did President Tubman.
The official tapes were cut by Mrs Gibson an ardent supporter of the Red Cross Society, and widow of the late Senator Fred Gibson.
President Tubman thanked the Lebanese Community for its generosity and noted that the Centre had been donated to commemorate the sixth term of his administration.
The President handed over the keys of the building to Mrs King who expressed gratitude for the new facilities which include a baby clinic, examination room, laboratory, library, and conference room.