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World Bank delegation visits Liberia

Joseph Sayon/Maximilian Kasseh, Jr.
The World Bank
The World Bank

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone at the head of a World Bank delegation is in Liberia to meet with senior officials of the Liberian Government.

The delegation, headed by Dr.Henry Kerali, will hold discussion with the Liberian Government to identify new priorities of the bank’s partnership for the next five to six years, which will be reflected in its new Country Partnership Framework.

Dr.Kerali will use this visit to sign with the Liberian Government the Financing Agreement for the US 24.67 Million Dollars grant covering the Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation to provide budget support for the government.

According to a release issued Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the delegation will also engage in discussions on the priorities of the new government.

The World Bank delegation will also meet with developing partners to strengthen coordination around key strategic direction of the Government of Liberia with specific focus on governance, infrastructural development, business environment, education, skills and Jobs for youth.

Other members of the delegation are Errol Graham, Program Leader responsible for Microeconomic Management, Governance, Trade and Competitiveness, and Financial Sector, and Laura Kullenberg, Country Program Coordinator for Liberia.


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