Embassy Celebrates America’s 240th Independence Day

Independence day celebration
Ambassador Gilmour and Foreign Minister Dussey raise a glass to U.S. – Togo friendship.

The Embassy held its official Independence Day celebration on June 30 at Lomé’s newly refurbished Radisson Blu hotel. Over 250 guests from all walks of Togolese society – government, civic organizations, and the business community – and Lomé’s diplomatic community attended. Following the Embassy Marine detachment Color Guard ceremony and our two countries’ national anthems, Ambassador Gilmour and Togo’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dussey presented their remarks.

To read the Ambassador’s remarks, English version (PDF 86 KB); Version Française (PDF 207 KB)