The team headed by veteran diplomat Ambassador Marcus Kofa , comprising Deputy Information Minister, Isaac Jackson, Assistant Foreign Minister for Afro-Asian Affairs Rosetta Jackollie and President of the United Methodist University, Mr. Johnson Gwaikolo, held talks with Madam ATASOY Thursday in the Moroccan city.
In their discussions, ATASOY expressed the Turkish Business Confederation’s interest in exploring business opportunities in Liberia.
She informed the Liberian delegation about the upcoming June 1 Business Conference being organized by the Turkish Business Confederation to be attended by 150 countries.
In remarks, Ambassador Kofa told President ATASOY and her entourage that there exists warm sisterly relationship between Liberia and Turkey, referencing the Turkey International School operating in Liberia and buses donated by the Turkish Government to assist the Monrovia City Corporation.
Also speaking during the meeting, Messrs. Gwaikolo and Jackson told the meeting that the Sirleaf-led government was diversifying the economy with emphasis on the agriculture sector.
They also disclosed that Liberia has abundant fish resources and that the construction of huge storage facilities will be profitable for investment purposes.
Minister Jackson stressed the need to build roads and factories to manufacture various fruit juices and indicated the Liberia was anxious to receive Turkish investors in the country.
At the close of the meeting, Madam ATASOY said she was impressed with Liberia’s presentation and has extended Liberia an invitation to form part of the upcoming June 1, 2016 business conference in Ankara, Turkey.