From Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown

Eddie Turay Bags 2010 Diplomatic Award
By Abdul Fonti
Dec 13, 2010, 12:14

The Sierra Leone Embassy in London has won the Ben TV Diplomatic Award 2010.

Headed by His Excellency, Eddie Turay, Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner in the United Kingdom, the Embassy was awarded under the categories of Diaspora growth, development and involvement, good customer service at the High Commission/Embassy, promoting country’s image abroad and country’s human development.

The announcement which was made by Ben Television on the 20th November 2010 has been widely acclaimed.

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It is no secret that Eddie Turay is tirelessly working towards the success of President Koroma’s dreams. As a result of his vibrancy and experience in diplomacy, Sierra Leone in being portrayed positively to the world.

High Commissioner Turay is busy galvanizing support and encouraging investors to come to Sierra Leone, and the latest acknowledgement of his work in London is the Ben TV Diplomatic Award.

Ben Television has already extended an invitation to Eddie Turay to witness the awards ceremony and receive his award. The ceremony would be held on the 18th December 2010 at the Thistel Hotel – Kensington Gardens, London W2 3HL.

The ceremony will attract diplomats, professionals, top Nigerian stars, best African film stars, UK celebrities and a host of dignitaries from all walks of life.

BEN TV is a Black and ethnic oriented, urban, diverse and cosmopolitan family channel established to provide a whole some mix of entertainment, educatiue and informational programs suitable for family viewing.

It also includes a range of cultured programming to empower, transform and challenge the conventional perception of Africa, Caribbean and African Diaspora.

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