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President sets up Business Climate Working Group

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President George Manneh Weah
President George Manneh Weah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-President George Manneh Weah has constituted a Business Climate Working Group with the mandate to explore evolving challenges and prospects of the Liberian business environment.

The group is to also work out helpful plans and strategies towards improvement of business condition in the country.

The President has directed the Working Group to identify the problems and suggest possible solution in the shortest possible time.

President Weah has also requested the Working Group to submit a “Plan of Action” to his Office to enable him take appropriate actions that will address the challenges within a reasonable period.

The biting decline in Liberia’s business environment over the last four years has come to the attention of the President and he finds it an urgent imperative to act as swiftly as possible to improve the situation.

The Business Climate Group is further requested to deliver its preliminary report to the President within six weeks.

Members of the Business Climate Working Group include the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, as Chair; Ministry of State and Presidential Affairs; the Ministry of Commerce, and Ministry of Labor.

Others include the Liberia Revenue Authority, Liberia Business Registry, Liberia Chamber of Commerce, Liberia Business Association, Representatives from the International Development Community and the National Investment Commission.

 


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