US-Based Youth Delegation Call on Vice President Boakai

Tuesday, 10th April 2007
Monrovia, Liberia -  Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has lamented that despite the immense wealth their country is endowed with, Liberians are still faced with enormous challenges.

He emphasized that Liberia has all it takes to build a great nation, and observed that setbacks the nation is faced are man-made.

He reiterated the Unity Party-led governmentís commitment to use the nationís enormous wealth in the supreme interest of the Liberian people, and hoped well-meaning friends and partners would give Liberia a helping hand in its renewal process.

Vice President made the remarks Tuesday, when a delegation of youth from the Philadelphia International Christian High School in the United States paid a courtesy call on him at his temporary office in Sinkor.

He thanked the students for their humanitarian work in Liberia, and hope they will take with them fond memories of their stay in Liberia.

Earlier, the head of the delegation, Benjamin Brittin told the Vice President that they were in the country to learn about Liberia and assist the needy.

He said since their arrival in the country on March 31, the group has visited and assisted orphans and schools in Monrovia and Tubmanburg.

The students who are 16 in number, are expected to leave Liberia for the United States  Friday.