President Sirleaf off to South Africa; Attends 10th General Assembly of International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Tuesday, 25th October 2016
President Sirleaf off to South Africa; Attends 10th General Assembly of International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
President Sirleaf off to South Africa; Attends 10th General Assembly of International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
Photo Credit: Executive Mansion

Monrovia, Liberia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has departed the country to attend the 10th General Assembly of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), which takes place in Durban, South Africa.

According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf will be away from October 27 - 30, 2016.

Meanwhile, during her absence, the Minister of Justice / Attorney-General, Hon. Frederick Cherue will serve as Coordinator of the Cabinet in consultation with the Vice President and in telephone consultation with the President.

The IAPB is a global alliance of civil society organizations, corporate and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships. The theme of the 10th General Assembly (10-GA) is - “Stronger Together”.