Monrovia – The United States Ambassador assigned to Liberia, Michael A. McCarthy has lauded President George M. Weah and the government of Liberia for the economic and developmental strides made amidst what he termed as “daunting challenges”. Ambassador McCarthy also noted that Liberia’s fight against corruption will be further enhanced when practical and concrete steps are taken beyond legislative enactments. He referenced the proposal by President Weah to create a fast track court for corruption related cases and a pending Judicial Conference as major steps in that direction. He also agreed with Ambassador McCarthy on the need to carefully deal with concession contracts, indicating that contractual agreements between Liberia and investors will also address the principles of equity and fair play. He further mentioned that modalities are been worked out to ensure the viability of the Liberia Electricity Corporation, noting that the LEC remains vital to Liberia’s economic development drive.
Source: Front Page Africa February 08, 2021 03:45 UTC