- President George Weah on Wednesday departed the country for Abidjan, Ivory Coast and Accra, Ghana respectively on a four-day State visit beginning April 4 to April 7, an Executive Mansion release has said.
According to the release, the President along with delegation arrives in Abidjan on April 4 and leaves for Accra today for a day’s visit.
While in Abidjan and Accra, President Weah is expected to meet his Ivorian and Ghanaian counterparts, Alassane Quattara and Nana Ado-Dankwa Akufo-Addo to discuss strengthening of bilateral relationships that exist between Liberia and the two countries.
President Weah is also expected to use his visits to explore avenues for investments in an effort to enhance trade between Liberia and Ivory Coast on the one hand, and Liberia and Ghana on the other.
He will also discuss issues concerning the promotion of peace within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region as well as cross-border security issues affecting both Liberia and Ivory Coast.
The President is accompanied by Samuel D. Tweah, Minister of Finance, Varney Sirleaf, Minister of Internal Affairs, Eugene Nagbe, Minister of Information, Sam Wlue, Minister of Transport and Trokon Kpui, Minister of State Without Portfolio.
Others members of the delegation are Madame Nyemade Pearson, Managing Director of Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation and Presidential Press Secretary Sam Mannah.
Meanwhile, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel Farlo McGill, will chair the Cabinet in consultation with the Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor and via mobile phone with the President.