Vice President Boakai Heads Government delegation to Climate Change Conference

Thursday, 17th December 2009
Monrovia, Liberia - The Vice President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai, Sr. at the head of an eight-member delegation left the country Wednesday night for Copenhagen, Denmark to represent the Liberian Government at the Climate Change conference.

Vice President Boakai will this evening be a guest at a diner to be hosted by the Danish Royal family for heads of state and government at Christianburg Castle.
On Friday, he will attend the Climate Change Conference for heads of state and government, and later in the day attend the plenary session of the COP to adopt the outcome of the Copenhagen Conference in the presence of Heads of State and Government.

Later on the same day, Vice President Boakai will attend a high level informal event followed by a luncheon to be hosted by the Prime Minister of Denmark.
On the morning of Saturday, December 19, the Liberian Vice President will attend a Commercial Aggregate meeting and later the same day commission Mr. Carl Ostergaard as Liberiaís Honorary Consul to Denmark.

On the same day, the Vice President and party will visit the Niras Port Consult, Konskilde Industries Limited and Africa Automotive Limited, during which he will be presented a ten minute slideshow powerpoint of each company.

Vice President Boakai is also expected to attend a private lunch meeting with Mr. Hans Bogelund in Malmo, Sweden, before returning to Liberia on Monday, December 21.
Members of the Vice Presidentís delegation include Hon.E kema Witherspoon and  Hon. Elias Shoniyin from President Ellen Johnson Sirleafís office as well as Mr. Samuel Stevquoah, Chief of Staff in the office of the Vice President.