President George Manneh Weah has termed as timely the dedication of the new state of the Art CEMENT Production facilities in Liberia.
Speaking Thursday during the dedicatory ceremony the Liberian leader stressed that the occasion is a testimony that the Country’s economy is poised for growth.
According to him with the two dedications of the modern cement facility and that of the New investment Bank in Liberia, investors now have confidence including trust in Liberia to do more investments which will in return create more job opportunities for the young people.
He said more demand will be required by the Company as a result of the new facility especially with the ongoing roads and other infrastructure works being implemented by the government and the general public, as such he urged the company to do more in order to lift up to the expectation of the sector and the people in particular.
The Country’s chief executive also commended the Liberia Cement factory for the new technology which will help increase production in the interest of the nation.
Giving an overview of the new facilities was the Managing Director of CEMENCO William P. Gaignard who assured the body of the company’s continued drive to invest in Liberia.
The new facility which will help in the expansion quest of the company will be extended soon across Liberia, he noted.
According to him their product is of quality standard, strong and has passed through all environmental and safety requirements.
“We do not produce cement alone, rather, we promote entrepreneurs and create jobs among others”, added Mr. Gaignard.
The CEMENCO boss promised that they can meet the demand on the local market and avoid scarcity as well as reduce price in order to build the Country together.
Also speaking at the program was Hakem Gurdal Chief Executive Officer of the African –East Mediterranean Region (AEM) who commended Liberia for being one of the best among other 12 Countries in the Sub Saharan region where their brand is.
He said the local partners, distributors and clients’ contributions have helped significantly to boast Liberia’s performance and encouraged them to do more.
“We have strong, fresh and reliable products”, Gurdal bragged.
In brief remarks the chairman on concession at the House of Representatives Tilbelrosa S. Tarponweh lauded the company for its successful investment in Liberia.
He assured them of the House’s support to their initiative but was also quick to remind them of their corporate social responsibility to their communities which is cardinal and will help encourage the people to do more, he indicated.
With the new facility the issue of scarcity will be of history as about 40m bags of cement will be produce annually under good environmental practice as well as proper storage measures during both dry and rainy season, the company bosses, assured the gathering.
Since 1968 CEMENCO has been operating in Liberia as the best cement company and has invested about 100m as the current new state of the art facilities worth about 40m respectively.