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Gov’t to shortly unveil first transformative Pro-Poor Vision

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Finance and Development Planning Minister, Samuel Tweah
Finance and Development Planning Minister, Samuel Tweah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Finance and Development Planning Minister, Samuel Tweah, says government will unveil the first transformative Pro-poor vision in Liberia.

Minister Tweah said it will be part of the roadmap of the pro-poor agenda to improve the lives of ordinary Liberians by empowering them.

The Finance Minister said:” The policy will address key issues, including roads and agriculture, to relief the people of travel and food burdens.”

According to him, the President is concerned and determined for Liberia to begin growing its own food through a strong agricultural program.

Speaking at the MICAT Press Conference Friday, March 16, 2018, Minister Tweah said under the CDC-led Government, development projects will be fast tracked to have an immediate impact on the lives of citizens.

The Finance Minister was speaking on the state of the Liberian economy and interventions made by the government of Liberia on the implementation of the Weah-led Pro-Poor Agenda.

In a related development, the government of Liberia says it will prioritize the pavements of roads across the Country.

According to Finance and Development Planning Minister, the Ganta-Zwedru road will be high on government’s pro-poor agenda.

Minister Tweah said for too long the people of Southeastern Liberia have suffered bad road conditions, something he said will be addressed by the CDC-led government.

Minister Tweah reaffirmed the government’s commitment to improve infrastructural development.

At the same time, the government said it plans to overhaul the entire education sector.

Minister Tweah said it is meant to improve the education system.

He said under the pro-poor agenda, government wants to bring the Liberian education sector on pal with other developing countries.


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