President Boakai
President Boakai

President Boakai Leads Delegation to the US-Africa Business Summit in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

Executive Mansion, Monrovia - The President of the Republic of Liberia, H.E. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., will lead the Official Liberian delegation to the US-Africa Business Summit scheduled to take place in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, from May 6-9, 2024. 

The Summit which is an annual event, brings together key business and government leaders from across Africa and the United States to hold discussions on enhancing trade and economic partnerships. The event will provide a vital platform for Liberia to showcase its business potential and to explore opportunities for increased investment in key sectors such as energy, agriculture, and technology. 

The delegation accompanying the President includes senior government officials who will participate in various panels and networking events. Their goal is to attract tangible investments and partnerships that will contribute significantly to Liberia’s economic development. Liberia’s participation in the US Africa Business Summit will expand and strengthen its bilateral relations with the United States and will highlight the country as a leading destination for business in West Africa. 

The President’s participation underscores Liberia’s commitment to engaging with global partners to drive economic progress and improve the livelihoods of its people.

The Official Delegation accompanying the President to the USA-African Summit is constituted as follows:
1.    Honorable Sara Beysolow Nyanti, Minister of Foreign Affairs
2.    Honorable Amin Modad, Minister of Commerce & Industry
3.    Honorable Alexander Nuetah, Minister of Agriculture
4.    Honorable Wilmot Paye, Minister of Mines and Energy
5.    Honorable Jerolimek Piah, Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism
6.    Honorable Jeff Blibo, National Investment Commission Chairman
7.    Honorable Richardson Ndorbor, Liberia Telecommunications Corporation Managing Director
8.    Honorable Antionette Wolo, Acting Chief of Protocol
9.    Honorable Sahr Johnny, Sr. Economic Advisor
The President will also travel to Atlanta, Georgia from May 10-13, 2024, to meet with investors, business leaders and friends of Liberia.  He and his delegation are expected to depart the country on May 3, 2024 and return on May 15, 2024.

While the President is away, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff, Honorable Sylvester M. Grigsby will act in consultation with the Vice President and in telephone communication with the President.