President George Weah Expresses Concern Over Inter Regional Transportation


The smooth and unhindered movement of citizens in the sub region has now garb the attention of Liberia’s chief executive, Dr. George Weah.

According to reports, the Liberian leader is concern about rapid economy growth in the Transport sector between the Mano River Union Countries especially by road which will massively improve the lives of citizens in the region.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday February 25, 2020 Deputy Presidential Press Secretary Smith Toby stressed that the normal transportation challenges business people in the Mano River Union basin go through will soon be of the past.

He said President Weah is concern about inter Countries Cross Borders Transportation which is essential to the region and the people in general.

“President Weah wants to see his local buses (NTA-Buses) drive easily through neighboring borders to help reduce the burden market women and business people in the region go through in search of livelihood”, Smith added.

The move he pointed out is to also promote his road connectivity drive under the Pro Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development mainly,  pillar four.

 As effort to speed up the initiative, the head of the National Transit Authority is currently in neighboring Sierra Leone to hold talks with his counterpart aimed at fast tracking the initiative.

The Deputy Press Secretary indicated that upon the completion of talks with Sierra Leone, the NTA boss will later cross over to neighboring Guinea to solidified discussions in order to begin the process soon.

Of late the region through the three leaders have been working hard in key sectors to include: Regional Security, Economic Growth, Agriculture and many others, all in the move to help improve the lives of its people.

As negotiations are nearing completion for the commencement of massive movement of people in the region mainly business, it will go a long way for the citizens of the three Countries as road connectivity and smooth movement of people in the transport sector are key economic growth indicators.


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