- Search Results
 
 
72 Legislations To Be Passed.....
Date Uploaded: Jan 12, 2015

Vice President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai
 

 

 

72 Legislations To Be Passed By Liberian Senate During 4th Session
 Joseph Toe/LINA

MONROVIA-January 12 (LINA)-The Vice President of Liberia, Joseph N. Boakai, has disclosed that 72 legislations are awaiting passage by the Senate during its 4th Session.

The Liberian Vice President who is also President of the Liberian Senate, made the disclosure Monday in his welcome address at the program marking the opening of the 4th Session of the 53rd Liberian Senate at the Capitol Building, during which 13 newly elected senators presented their certificates of election.

According to Boakai, the most challenging of the legislations are the National Youth Act of Liberia 2013, an Act to establish the National Infrastructure Plans, an Act to amend the Telecommunications Act of 2007, the proposed Pension Bill and an Act to establish the Firearms and Ammunition Act of Liberia.

He pointed out that as the Senators step into the 4th Session, the state of affairs requires the best out of them, adding “We cannot afford distractions as the sacred trust placed in each of you must be upheld.”

Vice President Boakai reminded his colleagues about the effects of Ebola on their strength and ability to perform their job.

“We sit in this ceremony today manifesting traces of the residue of fatigue that the fight against Ebola cast on us,”

He added: “Notwithstanding, I come with the optimism that we all come back even reinforced a thousand fold in our commitment and resolve to carry out the people’s mandate as assigned us.”
LINA

latest headlines
Judge Kaba Reserves Ruling In E.J. Roye Building Case
Judge Yussuf D. Kaba of the Civil Law Court has reserved ruling in a motion for Declaratory Judgment filed by some individuals calling themselves ...more
CENTAL Raises Eyebrow About Political Parties Spending
The Center for Transparency and Accountability in Liberia (CENTAL) has expressed concern over the expenditure of political parties on fleets of n ...more
LTA, Partners End Int’l Internet Workshop
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and partners have ended a two-day international workshop on ICANN (the Internet Cooperation for As ...more
Liberia To Host GIABA Plenary, Ministerial Meetings
Liberia will host the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 27th Technical Commission/Plenary and 17th M ...more
GOL, Sweden Sign US$21.6m Accord On Feeder Roads In 7 Counties
The Governments of Liberia and Sweden have signed a US$21.6 million agreement to support the third phase of the Liberia-Swedish Feeder Roads Proj ...more
Defense Ministry Relaxes Camp Ramrod Eviction
The Ministry of Defense has with immediate effect put on hold its notice of eviction to inhabitants of the 72nd Camp Ramrod Barracks in Paynesvil ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency