President George Weah Arrives In New York Sunday Ahead Of His Address On Wednesday At The UNGA


Liberian leader George Weah is currently in the United States of America to attend the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations.

President Weah touched down the John F.Kennedy International Airport at 5:00 local time with his entourage comprising top Government officials including Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe, Finance and Development Planning Minister Samuel Tweah,Gender Minister Willimetta Piso Saydee Tarr, Emma Glassco of the National Fisheries Authority and many others.

Ahead of his address on Wednesday at the UNGA President Weah is expected to meet with some citizens residing in the United States of America and will as well have a town hall and side meetings with his people to discuss some critical issues of national concern.

High on the agenda and concerns of the people thus far is the controversial 16b Liberian dollar investigation saga, the planned protest for the establishment of world and economic crimes court in Liberia as well as a clear interpretation of the pro poor policy to Liberians here in the US.

As the 16th Speaker on Wednesday September 26, 2018 at 12:00 noon local time at the UNGA Dr.Weah with high expectations from his people to deliver will have the opportunity for about 1-15 minutes to address his colleagues and the world at large where he will push the case of the Liberian people on current situations of his Country with the hope of getting fruitful outcome.

Additionally some of his delegates will also have the opportunity to meet other partners to discuss development priorities issues of the Country.

As part of said initiatives Madam Glassco of the Fisheries Authority is expected to meet with billionaire Bob Johnson to discuss investment opportunities in the fisheries sector of Liberia.

According to reports he is expected to invest about 100m in the sector which will help provide jobs and other opportunities for the Country and its people.

Liberia as one of the funding members of the United Nations has hugely benefited from the global body through peace,education,development and other initiatives.