The President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah, is set to deliver a special statement with expectations of wooing international businesses to take advantage of the many opportunities available to invest substantially in the country at the second Annual Liberian Business and Investment Forum which has been slated for the 30th of June.
Analysts predict the President is expected to pay homage and give credence to local and international businesses that remained operational in Liberia during the Ebola epidemic and Covid-19 pandemic for their continued faith and investments in the country’s economy despite all the global economic shocks that rocked the country.
In respect of the function, the head of Liberia’s diplomatic mission accredited near Washington D.C., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, George S.W. Patten Sr. will deliver the welcome remarks while the Doyen of the Diplomatic Corps of Liberia, Foreign Affairs Minister, Honorable Dee Maxwell Saah Kemayah Sr. will give the opening remarks. US Ambassador accredited near Monrovia, Michael McCarthy and other senior US government officials will also deliver statements.
The Minister of Finance, Honourable Samuel D. Tweah Jr. will be expected to make a presentation giving an outlook on the Liberian economy, its management and how it has fared during the pandemic.
Statements are expected of Senator Albert Tugbeh Chie, President Pro- Tempore of the Liberian Senate and Honorable Dr. Bhofal Chambers, Speaker of the Liberian House of Representatives; and presentations on Investment Opportunities in Liberia will be taken by Honorable Molewuleh B. Gray, Chairman, National Investment Commission of Liberia. Panel Discussions covering Agriculture, Health and Tourism are also listed as the main features of the event as Liberia seeks to chart a forward course in the development of its infrastructure.