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Prez Sirleaf stresses Govt committed to fighting poverty

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf at the recent  G-7 meeting in Germany
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf at the recent G-7 meeting in Germany

(elbcradio.com/June 11, 2015)-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has emphasized Government’s commitment to fighting poverty and ensuring equal opportunity for all Liberians.

President Johnson-Sirleaf said her administration will fight poverty and ensure equal opportunity for all Liberians by attracting partners interested in the country’s infrastructure and health sector’s reconstruction.

The Liberian Leader also said the Government supports regional and international efforts to tackle the level of terrorism in Africa.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the President spoke Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the Roberts International Airport in Margibi County upon her return home from the 41st G7-Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany.

The meeting took place from June 7 to 8 with focus on several critical issues, including the global economy, foreign, security and development policy, as well as the UN conference to be held later this year.

Leaders of the G7 invited several African heads of state and government to join them on the second day of the summit in the outreach meeting.

The G7 is an informal forum of heads of state and government of seven industrialized nations, including France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada and host, Germany.

 


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