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Liberia, China Sign ‘Letter of Intent’ To Boost Agriculture
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Liberia, China Sign ‘Letter of Intent’ To Boost Agriculture

MONROVIA, January 21 (LINA) - Liberia and the People’s Republic of China have signed a “Letter of Intent” to enhance investment in agriculture and stimulate economic growth in Liberia.

According to a presidential press statement, the “Letter of Intent” signed Wednesday is intended to boost agriculture and fisheries production through value addition.

The statement said the signing of the Letter took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia during an official visit of the Chinese trade Delegation currently in the country.

Agriculture Minister Dr. Moses Zinnah signed on behalf of Liberia, while Professor Lin Zhanxi signed for China.

In remarks, the Director of Foreign Affairs of the Fujian Province and head of the delegation, Mr. Song Kening, disclosed that Chinese entrepreneurs see lots of opportunities in Liberia and expressed interest in training locals in the areas
of agriculture, rice production and fisheries.

He also promised to send experts to Liberia for hands-on technical guidance, among others.
LINA PR/TSS/PTK

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