Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has assured the leadership of the Liberian Marketing Association (LMA) that the Government of Liberia remains committed to resolving conflict within the Association.
He made the statement recently at the second National Convention of the LMA held at its Rally Time Market office, in Monrovia.
The convention was held under the theme: “LMA: From Conflict to Business”
VP Boakai stated that LMA should not be a political institution, but rather a business entity that would ensure that Liberian businesses are well promoted as well as the living standards of the people are improved.
The Liberian Vice President also noted that if Liberians had always worked together, the nation would have been more developed than it is now.
However, Ambassador Boakai reminded the leadership of LMA that when unity prevails within an organization that institution can achieved its developmental goal, adding that nobody would like to do business with any organization whose leadership is always in confusion, by that he urged them to forge unity in order to move the association forward.
At the same time, VP Boakai noted that it is not too late for Liberians to begin to rally around each other to develop their country.
For her part, Lusu Sloan, head of the LMA said the purpose of the second national convention is to bring together the association’s leaderships from the various counties in the spirit of true love.
According to Madam Sloan, LMA has not realized it goal over the years, because of the continued conflicts amongst it people.
“We are ready to move LMA forward,” she assured.
The LMA president observed that with calm and unity among the membership of the Association, the business environment in Liberia will improve and market buildings will be developed to international standard.