Pres. Weah Meets with UAE Delegation over Liberia’s Efficiency in Rice Production - News Summed Up

Pres. Weah Meets with UAE Delegation over Liberia’s Efficiency in Rice Production


MONROVIA – President George Weah has held a day-long meeting with a delegation from the United Emirates (UAE) to foster partnership specifically, within the agriculture sector. Report by M. Dennise Nimpson, ContributorThe President played host to technicians from the UAE at the Executive Mansion on Tuesday. In attendance were top officials of government including Agriculture Minister, Jeannie Cooper and the National Port Authority Managing Director, Bill Twehway to discuss efficiency in the production of Liberia’s staple food. Speaking after the closed-door meeting, the NPA Managing Director disclosed that the aim is to ensure Liberia becomes an exporter of rice and not only an importer. “Instead of us importing rice now, Liberia will be a country that will be exporting rice to neighboring countries and other countries around the world,” he said.


Source: Front Page Africa June 22, 2022 10:51 UTC



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