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Military officers receive refund from Compulsory Military Savings Account

Steven Dorbor/Maximilian Kasseh, Jr.
The Armed Forces of Liberia
The Armed Forces of Liberia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Over one-thousand-eight-hundred officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) are receiving reimbursement from the Compulsory Military Savings Account (CMSA).

According to Assistant Defense Minister for Public Relations, Sam Collins, the payment has motivated and brought relief to the military.

Minister Collins said the CMSA is being audited by the Liberian Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) and the General Auditing Commission (GAC).

The Defense Ministry Spokesperson said during the year in review, two AFL officers were deployed as military observers to Southern Sudan, while troops level in Mali have been increased.

He noted that modalities have been worked out to have Military Attaché deploy at the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) United States of America and China among others.

Minister Collins further stated that five foreign vessels were seized by the Liberian Coast Guard in collaboration with the National Fisheries, generating over five-Million United States Dollars to government’s coffers.

The Assistant Defense Minister spoke in an interview with ELBC Tuesday, January 22, 2019. 

 


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