Arab Bank Director General Arrives Today

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The Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Dr. Sidi Ould Tah is expected in Liberia today for a three day official visit.

During his visit, according to a release from the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP), Dr. Tah will review the performance of the Arab Bank’s portfolio in the country, which includes three development projects aligned to Government’s Economic Transformation: Pillar
Two of the Agenda for Transformation (AfT) valued US$34 million.

The three development projects funded by BADEA are focused on providing basic services as well as support to the infrastructure, energy and environment sectors of Government’s development agenda. These projects include the Bushrod Power Generation Plant Expansion, the
Roberts International Airport (RIA) Runway Rehabilitation and the upgrading of Gbarnga-Salayea Road.

The MFDP’s statement indicated that, Dr. Tah will also meet with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and pay a courtesy call on Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai.

The BADEA Director General will also hold series of meetings with authorities of the Ministries of Finance and Development Planning, Public Works and Lands, Mines and Energy, as well as the Liberia Airport Authority, among others.


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