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Prez. Sirleaf appointed High Level Panel Chair

By Patrick Flomo
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

 (lbsonline/Liberia)-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been appointed as Chairman of the High Level Panel for fragile countries in West Africa.

According to Liberia’s Minister of Information, Culture Affairs and Tourism, Lewis Brown, President Johnson-Sirleaf was appointed by the African Development Bank (ADB).

Minister Brown said: “The President will advocate for countries coming out of conflicts in Africa.”

“The appointment of the Liberian leader by the ADB is a pride for the country and such gesture should be welcomed by all Liberians,” he said.

Minister Brown spoke Thursday 28th February, 2013 at the Ministry’s regular news conference in Monrovia.


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