Vice President Boakai Off to Chad, Uganda

Thursday, 22nd July 2010
Monrovia, Liberia - Vice President Joseph N.Boakai, Sr. left the country Wednesday for Chad to represent the Liberian Government at the Community of Sahel Saharan States (CEN-SAD) slated to take place in the capital N’Djamena from July 22 to 23.

Following the CEN-SAD meeting, the Vice President will proceed to Kampala, Uganda to represent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the 15th Session of the African Union Summit.

One of the items to be discussed at this year’s AU summit is Maternal, Infant and Child Development in Africa.

Prior to the opening of the AU Assembly on July 25, Vice President Boakai will participate in the 14th Summit Bureau Meeting upon the request of Ugandan President Yoweri  Museveni.

The Vice President and party are expected to return home on Wednesday, July 28.