A new rubber processing plant has been dedicated in Nimba County by President George Weah.
President Weah reemphasized that his government will support Liberian own business and that they will not be spectators in their own economy.
He added that with the help of the private sector and businesses in the country, there will be more jobs, increase in revenue generation and development in the country. “I am proud of Harrison Kanweah for his contribution to our economic development,” President Weah said.
Meanwhile, the CEO of Nimba Rubber Incorporated Harrison Kanweah has appealed to the government of Liberia to upgrade the company status to the level of Firestone.
In another development, President Weah on Wednesday dedicated 93 housing units in Bahn, Zeo-Geh Statutory District, Nimba County for integrated Ivorian Refugees. The structures were funded by the government of Liberia, and UNHCR through the spotlight initiative of the European Union.
According to the LRRRC Boss Rev. Festus Logan, the UNHCR contributed US$65,000 while the EU contribution to the project is US$90,000 respectively towards the one hundred and eight housing units.
President Weah encouraged the refugees to be law-abiding and respect the rules and laws of the country and recommitted government support to them.
The Liberian leader also held Town Hall meeting with citizens of Bahn and Saclepea. He promised to work with the leadership of the county in addressing their needs.