Monrovia, Liberia-Liberian President George Weah has lauded efforts of outgoing World Bank team to Liberia for their level of work towards the developmental drive of the Country.
Speaking after a brief exiting courtesy visit to President Weah Wednesday, Deputy presidential press secretary Smith Toby said president Weah is pleased with the World Bank officials work in Liberia and is hoping the incoming team can continue from where their colleagues stopped.
Mr. Toby said the government is committed to providing the necessary goods for its people especially in the areas of health, education,
infrastructure and road developments amongst others.
He said, the Liberian government is hoping that development partners like the World Bank and others will see the need to support Liberia’s development agenda in such key areas for the benefit of the masses.
During their stay in Liberia, the World Bank Team focused on health, education road developments amongst others.
Also speaking to reporters after the brief meeting the outgoing Country Director of the World Bank for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone Dr. Henry Kerali called on national government to do more in attracting more private investment for the benefit of the Country.
Dr. Kerali however, commended president Weah’s administration for trying to improve efficiency in government, the collection of more revenue as well as the building of more infrastructure but was quick to urge government to work in supporting human development and many others.
He encouraged all Liberians to play their part in building the Country.
Dr. Kerali at the same time pledged the World Bank’s renewed commitment to supporting government development effort.
The World Bank outgoing boss who four years mission to Liberia climaxed at the end of June said he is pleased with the level of work done so far in the Country but emphasized the need for government to address some of the pressing needs of the Country.