Senator Tornonlah stated that the Legislature is currently working on the Competition, International Trade and Intellectual Property Bills, as well as the ECOWAS Common Extended Tariff Ratification intended to enhance trade with Liberia in the sub-region.
The Margibi County lawmaker gave the assurance Wednesday at the WTO Post- Accession Roundtable for Legislators and the Judiciary organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Monrovia.
He noted that it took Liberia several years to be accepted by the WTO and hence any bill intended to strengthen the smooth operation of trade to improve the living standard of the people will be supported by members of the Legislature.
He indicated that the Accession package needs critical attention to understand the role and participation of Liberia in the WTO process, noting that it should be done collectively by every Liberian to transform the development of the country.
Senator Tornonlah stressed that as a member of the Senate, he will lobby with his colleagues to ensure that by the end of March 2016 most of the bills on the desks are enacted into law.
The ceremony was attended by government and United Nations officials, including Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, United Nations SRSG, Farid Zarif, among others.