Speaking Monday, August 12, 2019 at program marking the official launch and unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi Commemorative Postage Stamps at the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications in Monrovia, Ambassador Y.K. Sailas Thangal, commended Liberia’s Post and Telecommunications Minister, Cllr. Cooper Kruah ,Sr. for his commitment in striving towards further strengthening the ties between Liberia and India.
Born October 2, 1869, and died January 30, 1948, Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India.
Amb. Thangal, while recounting the many contributions of the famous Indian statesman, said the life and message of Gandhi has significantly influenced and inspired many world leaders up to date.
According to him, the teachings of Gandhi remind people to be the change they want to see.