President Weah takes step to resolve growing tension, holds hours of closed door meeting with Senate


Monrovia, Liberia—Liberian leader George Weah on Tuesday held a closed door meeting with members of the Liberian Senate on Capitol Hill.

The meeting which lasted for almost 7 hours, discussed ten key issues of national interest.

Amongst the pertinent issues discussed are, Justice and Security, the challenged Economy, status of the investigative reports on the 16 billion dollars and the US $25-Million-dollar Mob-up exercise, the proposal for a national conference and the flow of information from government to the people.

The gathering also looked at the planed June 7 Council of patriots’ “Safe the State” protest, the assessment of the performance of current government officials, government of inclusion and United Nations letter regarding the management of funds.

Speaking briefly to Legislative reporters, President George Weah described the round-table as a good step in settling the concerns of the citizens.

Meanwhile, President Weah stressed the need for dialogue for the security of Liberia ahead of the planed assembly on June 7.

Also speaking to Journalists Senate Pro-Tempore Albert Chie said the meeting was held under the atmosphere of cordiality and mutual respect.

“The president’s visit was in line with the spirit of the constitution of Liberia which calls for coordination among the three branches of government” Mr. Chie explained. It was intended to exchange ideas of governance in Liberia.

President Weah, according to Mr. Chie, committed himself to the resolution of issues raised by the people of his Country, Liberia.

Many Liberians have however welcomed the step taken by the Liberian Leader but called prompt action for the forward match of the Country.