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Gov. is working in line with its reform programs-Finance Minister Tweah

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Finance Minister Samuel Tweah
Finance Minister Samuel Tweah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Finance Minister Samuel Tweah says Government is working along with potential partners in line with its reform programs to address the Country’s macroeconomic challenges.

Minister Tweah said:” Tough the current state of the Liberian Economy is challenging, several reform measures are being put in place to revive the economy.”

He said Government’s subscription to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs is a clear demonstration of confidence that Liberia is ready for Economic reforms.

Minister Tweah said an interest rate framework is being explored to ensure the IMF programs are successfully implemented.

The Finance Minister says he supports the draft bill for the establishment of a specialized Corruption Court in Liberia.

Minister Tweah said if established, the court shall be charged with the responsibility of fast-tracking corruption cases essential to the implementation of Government’s Economic reform programs.

He disclosed that Vice President Jewel Howard – Taylor has informed him about a draft bill at the Legislature to establish a Corruption Court which the Executive could review and re-submit.

Meanwhile, Minister Tweah said the Executive will strengthen the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission to give it a prosecutory power in the absence of the Corruption Court.

Speaking in an ELBC interview Monday, November 4, 2019, Liberia’s Finance Boss urged the Liberian Government to combat the perception of corruption by Liberians.


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