The Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Milton Weeks, has held separate consultative meetings with officials of the CitiBank, African Export- Import Bank (Afrexim) and the West Africa Monetary Institute (WAMZ) on relations between the CBL, commercial banks and other institutions.
The National Youth Wing of the Unity People Party (UPP) has endorsed Landry Gaie as its consensus candidate for the position of representative of electoral District # 9, Montserrado County in the ensuing elections.
Deputy Foreign Minister B. Elias Shoniyin says since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Liberia and Cameroon in the 1960s, ties between both countries have today seen new heights. “Our relations have always been grounded in history and genuine friendship, anchored in the dawn of the nationhood of Cameroon, when Liberia became the first country to recognize its independence in 1960,” he said.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has implored graduates of Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, the United States of America to embrace higher education, build upon it to innovate and never settle for the ordinary when the extraordinary is in their line of sight.
The Managing Director of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC), N. Hun-Bu Tulay, has hailed the African Development Bank (AfDB) for making available US$8.3 million to rehabilitate the White Plains Water Treatment Plant. He said rehabilitation work on the plant is on course to meet the June 10 completion deadline.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described the hosting of ECOWAS 51st Ordinary Summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government in more than two decades in Liberia as “a great victory” for the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Emmanuel Nuquay has hailed his colleagues for being selfless in the discharge of their functions and duties to their constituents.
Nuquay said members of the National legislature have endeavoured to dig into their pockets and assist individuals within their various constituencies which according to him, is adding new function and responsibility to them.
Liberian lawmakers are charged with the responsibilities to make laws, do representation of their people and provide oversight of various government’s agencies and ministries.
Addressing a group of primary students who paid a courtesy call on him on Wednesday, May 23, 2017, Speaker Nuquay said because the lawmakers’ love to see the wellbeing of their constituents at all times, they have been spending their income to solve the social problems facing the people in their various districts.
Speaker Nuquay made the statement when he was asked by students of St. Mark Preparatory College in Margibi County about the challenges facing Liberian lawmakers. In describing the lawmakers’ new responsibility, he said it has become customary for him and his colleagues to use their monthly salaries to solve the day-to-day social problems of the people they represent.
When asked how one can become a lawmaker, the speaker responded by telling the students to study their lessons well and build a good character in the community in which each of them lives, adding that Liberian students must be studious and disciplined if they are to make any meaningful contribution to the country’s development.
He said he believes Liberia’s future depends on the younger generation of Liberians and as such they must be adequately prepared for the enormous task ahead.