President George Weah has underscored the importance of lasting peace in Liberia, describing it as critical to holistic development and progress.
According to an Executive Mansion, Pres. Weah said the prospects for economic transformations in the country hinge on Liberians’ attitude to embrace the virtues of peace and tranquility, according to the Executive Mansion social media platform.
Acknowledging a series of protests, which could have disrupted the peace and order of the country since his ascendency, President Weah lauded Liberians for their role in maintaining the peace of the country.
Making a remark on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the Faith Healing Temple of Jesus Christ on Bushrod Island, President Weah urged Liberians to continue to keep the country peaceful because “it is only a peaceful environment that is conducive for investments,” as investments create job opportunities and improve lives.
The President noted that there are people who want to come to this country, but it depends on how peaceful the country is. “I therefore humbly want to call on Liberians to make peace a must in the New Year.”
President Weah also hailed the people of Liberia for the resilience demonstrated in the fight against Covid-19. He divulged that Liberia is internationally recognized and commended for being among a few countries that have done so well in combating the Covid-19.
He however reminded Liberians to bear in mind that Covid-19 is not yet eradicated and urged all citizens to keep heeding health protocols instituted by the Ministry of Health to fight the pandemic.
It was the Liberian Chief Executive’s first visit to the church founded by the late revered Mother Wilhelmina Dukuly.