Liberia Gets 112 million United States Dollars Grant From US Government – Signs Agreement In Monrovia
The Government of Liberia and the United States have signed a one hundred and twelve million United States dollars grant statement in Monrovia.
The Grant according to the agreement will be channeled through the United States Agency for International Development ‘USAID” to help address the challenges in various sectors in the country.
Speaking at the signing ceremony Thursday in Monrovia President Weah said the signing of the agreement is a testament of the existing bond of friendship between the people of Liberia and the US Government.
He added that the grant will help to address the many problems affecting the Agriculture, Health and Education sectors of the country.
The Liberian leader then pledges his government unflinching support towards a stronger US Liberia partnership.
For her part, the US Ambassador to Liberia Madam Christine Elliot says the US assistance is in line with the government pro-poor agenda.
According to her the Grant will help to address issues in the Weah administration especially in the health sector.
Commenting on the US government position on the missing Liberian dollar currency Madam Elliot noted that US Embassy is committed to submitting findings from the ongoing investigation surrounding fifteen billion Liberian dollars.
“As per the request of the Liberian government, I am pleased to update you that the US government is still investigating the missing Liberian dollar currency and will shortly bring the government up to speed.” She said.
The one hundred and twelve million United States dollars grant is the second goodwill in a week from international partners.
Recently the German Development Bank and the government of Liberia signed a fourteen million Euro financing agreement aim at paving the Ganta to Zedwru corridor in the country.