(L-R) President George Manneh and President Emmanuel Macron in a handshake (L-R) President George Manneh and President Emmanuel Macron in a handshake

Executive Mansion Upbeat About French President’s Visit to Liberia

The Executive Mansion has announced the official visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Liberia early next month(December).

According to Deputy Presidential Press Secretary, Mr. Smith Toby, security assessment to pave the way for the French President’s arrival has been completed as the team has returned to Paris to present its report.

He told Executive Mansion reporters that President Macron will be accompanied by a huge delegation to Liberia.

Although details of his visit have not been made known up till press time, his expected visit will mark  nearly one week after the end of the Paris Forum of which President George Manneh Weah and other government officials were in attendance.

Meanwhile, the deputy presidential press secretary said President Weah is grateful of the bilateral ties between Liberia and France and expressed the hope for bigger and tangible partnerships to help develop Liberia.  

Among other, France is supporting Liberia in building the Technical Vocational and Science Education sectors of Liberia including youth empowerment through the Ministries of Youth and Sports and Education.

It can be recalled that President Weah at the just ended Forum in Paris France disclosed that Liberia was open for business.

However, the Liberian leader emphasized that Liberia at this critical time, the country needs sincere investors who will make a tangible and timely impact in the country and the people at large.

Liberians are of the hope that the French Leader’s visit will bring a great relief to them, especially during the struggling time of the country.
 Though the country's economy is at a snail pace, according to Toby, the Government is working very hard to address it.

He noted that the President is aware about the challenging times, but encouraged Liberians to remain hopeful as things will get better.

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