Press Releases

 

Wednesday, 21st March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - The Liberian government has granted a hundred percent waiver on storage charges covering personal effects, humanitarian and medical items currently at the Freeport of Monrovia. Full story


Tuesday, 20th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged the National legislature to hasten the process on the Mittal Steel Mineral Agreement now before that body. Full story


Vice President Joseph Boakai welcomes President Sirleaf upon arrival.
Saturday, 17th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and delegation are back in the country following an official visit to a number of European countries including Spain, Japan and Belgium. Full story


Friday, 16th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - Belgium has pledged to join countries supporting Liberia on debt cancellation and bilateral cooperation. Full story


Tuesday, 13th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso has announced his country’s decision to renew full bilateral relations with Liberia. Full story


Sunday, 11th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has arrived in the Japanese capital Tokyo at the start of a two day official visit. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and members of the Cabinet.
Friday, 9th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - The Ministry of Finance in consultation with the Office of the President of Liberia will as of March 15, 2007, grant tax waiver on Land, Building, and Rental Income to all Liberian and non-Liberian property owners, dating back to 2005. Full story


President Sirleaf, Vice President Boakai, Finance Minister Antoinette Sayeh, and other members of the cabinet.
Friday, 9th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - The Director of Budget Bureau, Mr. Full story


President Sirleaf addressing the Spain-Africa Conference on Women in Madrid
Thursday, 8th March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her ascendancy to the Liberian Presidency represents a positive change for the women of the world. Full story


Wednesday, 7th March 2007
The Chairman of the Cabinet, Justice Minister Frances Johnson Morris, has left the country for Tokyo, Japan, ahead of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s visit to Japan. Full story


Liberian youth at the opening ceremonies of the peace tournament in Monrovia.
Friday, 2nd March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described sports as a unifying force, capable of suspending a state of violence and providing hope for a people. Full story


UN Secretary-general’s Special Advisor for Sports and Development, Mr. Adolf Ogi making remarks at the Foreign Ministry in Monrovia.
Thursday, 1st March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - The former President of Switzerland, Mr. Full story


Chinese Ambassador Lin Songtian and Liberia's Foreign Minister George Wallace exchange certificates at the program.
Thursday, 1st March 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has commended the Government of the People’s Republic of China for its continuous support to Liberia. Full story


President Sirleaf and members of the UN Delegation at the Foreign Ministry in Monrovia, Liberia.
Tuesday, 27th February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - A 32-member delegation representing Executive Boards of four United Nations Agencies has met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the Foreign Ministry in Monrovia. Full story


Tuesday, 20th February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has left the country for the Republic of Guinea for a one day working visit. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the Nancy B. Doe Jorkpen Town market in Sinkor.
Tuesday, 20th February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says government land set aside for use by marketers in the country, will not be used by private business people under her administration. Full story


Lands, Mines & Energy Minister, Dr. Eugene Shannon and US Trade and Development Agency Director, Thelma Askey signing the agreement.
Sunday, 18th February 2007
Washington DC, USA - The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), has agreed to provide Liberia with a grant of US$4-hundred thousand dollars to assist in developing the country’s power sector. Full story


US President George W. Bush and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the White House in Washington.
Wednesday, 14th February 2007
Washington DC, USA – President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has held talks with American President George W. Full story


US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz.
Tuesday, 13th February 2007
Washington DC, USA - The government of the United States has announced the cancellation of all debt Liberia owes that country amounting US$ 391 million dollars. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Monday, 12th February 2007
Washington DC, USA - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Tuesday held talks with United States Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, ahead of Tuesday’s formal opening of the Liberian Partnership Forum. Full story


World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in Washington DC, USA.
Monday, 12th February 2007
Washington DC, USA - Ahead of the start of the Liberia Partnership Forum on Tuesday, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed concern over reports that the attention of the international community might begin to shift elsewhere as the situation in Liberia improves. Full story


Friday, 9th February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf leaves the country today for Washington D. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Labor Minister Samuel Kofi Woods officially launch a garbage removal exercise in Soniewhien.
Thursday, 8th February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has stressed her government’s commitment to ensuring better livelihood in Liberian communities. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf cuts the ribbon to formally dedicate a newly constructed palava hut in Kpaytuo, Nimba County.
Sunday, 4th February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the commitment of her government to develop Liberia remains strong and irreversible. Full story


Saturday, 3rd February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf travels to Nimba County on Saturday, February 3, in continuation of her nation-wide tour. Full story


Foreign Minister George Wallace decorates American Billionaire and Philanthropist, George Soros at the Foreign Ministry in Monrovia.
Friday, 2nd February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has conferred upon American Billionaire and Philanthropist, George Soros, Liberia’s Highest National Honor, The Order of the Star of Africa. Full story


Queen Noor of Jordan and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Thursday, 1st February 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - Billionaire and Philanthropist, George Soros accompanied by Queen Noor of Jordan arrived in the country Thursday evening, as guests of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Full story


Wednesday, 31st January 2007
The attention of the Office of the Press Secretary to the President has been drawn to statements in some circles suggesting that the President of the Republic of Liberia, Mrs. Full story


Sunday, 28th January 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will on Monday, January 29, deliver her Annual Message to the 2nd Joint Session of the 52nd Legislature. Full story


Sunday, 28th January 2007
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has signed the Joint Resolution on the temporary sitting of the House of Representatives and the Senate at the Unity Conference Center. Full story


Thursday, 25th January 2007
Davos, Switzerland - Following her arrival in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf joined the presidents of Finland and Latvia along with the Prime Minister of Pakistan in a seminar to talk about women empowerment. Full story


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