- Search Results
China To Train AFL Engineering Battalion
Date Uploaded: Jan 15, 2014



China To Train AFL Engineering Battalion
By Prince Nagbe

MONROVIA Dec.6 (LINA) – Out-going Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua has pledged his government’s commitment to the training of the Engineering Battalion of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL).

Making the disclosure when he paid a courtesy call on Information Minster Lewis Browne at his Capitol Hill Office Thursday, Ambassador Zhao said the training of the Engineering Battalion of the AFL is part of his government’s effort to maintain the bilateral ties between China and Liberia.

.According to the Chinese envoy, this is the first of its kind for China to train members of any country’s army in Engineering.

In a related development, Ambassador Zhao has disclosed that China has agreed to give a vessel to the Liberian government that will be allowed to sail on the territorial waters of China.

The Chinese envoy reaffirmed his government’s commitment to complete the three development projects it signed with the Liberian government, including the refurbishing of the Monrovia Vocational Training Center (MVTC), Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex and the construction of a Ministerial Complex.

In remarks, Information Minister Browne lauded the outgoing Chinese ambassador for the valuable services he rendered the people of Liberia during his tour of duty in the country.

Minister Browne cited the scholarships provided to hundreds of Liberians to study in China, the Ambassador’s personal and continuous assistance to the Tourism and Culture departments of the ministry as some major contributions the Chinese envoy made in Liberia.



LIBA Roots For Credit-worthy Liberian Businesses
By Prince Nagbe

MONROVIA, Dec. 6 (LINA) – The President of the Liberia Business Association (LIBA) is calling on all Liberian-owned businesses to cultivate positive credit-worthy attitude.

Speaking at a one-day symposium organized by the Liberia Bankers Association (LBA) on Thursday, Mr. Dee- Maxwell Kemayah stressed that refusal to pay back loans by Liberian businesses is a bad business practice that affects the national economic transformation process.

He admonished Liberian businesses to desist from such unwholesome act which has the propensity to cause stagnation of the banking sector.

Mr. Kemayah said his institution supports the naming and shaming scheme organized by LBA to deal with chronic delinquent borrowers.

He said LIBA has extended a hand of partnership to the Liberia Bankers Association and such partnership should be sustained.

latest headlines
LEC Holds Community Engagements Against Power Theft
The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has renewed its warning to individuals engaged in power theft to desist, as it was costing government i ...more
Cuttington University Promises To Sustain EHELD Projects
The Administration of the Cuttington University has assured the Excellence in Higher Education for Liberian Development (EHELD) of its commitment ...more
Justice Banks Decline To Issue Prohibition Against Korkoyah
Supreme Court Justice-in-Chamber Philip A. Z. Banks Thursday declined to grant the writ of prohibition requested by Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh against ...more
VP Boakai Assures LACC Of Support To Tackle Graft
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has assured the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) of his unreserved commitment to tackle the scourge of c ...more
Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Luxembourg On ‘National Day'
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to His Royal Highness, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, on that country’s Nati ...more
ECOWAS Envoys Congratulate Pres. Sirleaf
The Dean of ECOWAS Ambassadors and Heads of Mission Accredited to Senegal, General Edouard Tiape Kassarate, has congratulated President Ellen Joh ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency