President Weah Arrives in Gabon After Witnessing Signing of Liberia-Guinea Agreement

Friday, 11th October 2019
President Weah Arrives in Gabon After Witnessing Signing of Liberia-Guinea Agreement
President Weah Arrives in Gabon After Witnessing Signing of Liberia-Guinea Agreement
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Monrovia, Liberia:  The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, who on Friday morning, October 11, 2019 departed the countryfor the Republic of Gabonshortly after witnessing the signing of an Implementation Agreement between Liberia and the Republic of Guinea, has arrived in the capital Librevilleon a two-day official visit.

 

Before his departure, the President witnessed the signing of an Implementation Agreement which now paves the way for Guinea and Liberia to resume the actualization of the Agreement entered into about two months ago.


The Agreement allows Guinean mining companies to use Liberia’s railroad corridors to export iron ore resources through the Port of Buchanan via Nimba County.


Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia, Mr. Abraham Korvah, Snr  signed for the Liberian Government while Guinea's Mines and Geology Minister, Mr. Abdoulaye Magassoba, signed for for the GuineanGovernment.


The signing ceremony was also witnessed by Finance and Development Planning Minister, Mr. Samuel Tweah, Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Mr. Nathaniel  McGill and Lenn Eugene Nagbe, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism.


While in Libreville, President Weah and his counterpart, H.E. Ali Bongo Ondima, are expected to hold bilateral discussions on strengthening cooperation for the mutual benefits of the two countries.


The Chief Executive is expected back into the country on Sunday, October 13, 2019.


While the President is away, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Hon. Nathaniel F. McGill, will act as chair of the Cabinet in close consultation with the Vice President via telephone contacts with the President.