- Search Results
 
 
ECOWAS Trade Task Force On Need....
Date Uploaded: Dec 10, 2016

President Sirleaf Chat with Mr. Salou Djibo President Of  ECOWAS Task Force on Trade  Liberalization Scheme

 

ECOWAS Trade Task Force On Need For Common Market

MONROVIA, December 8 (LINA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Task Force on Trade Liberalization Scheme has given President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf updates on the team’s assessment mission.

The mission focused on reinforcing economic integration in West Africa as well as the need for a common market.

According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf welcomed the delegation to Liberia and thanked them for the updates provided on their assessment visit.  

She said Trade Liberalization in the ECOWAS sub-region is the necessary first step towards economic integration.

She praised the delegation for the assessment conducted and as well providing the necessary updates, indicating that the assessment by the Task Force is appreciated by the government and people of Liberia.

Speaking earlier, the Head of the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Assessment Team, Mr. Salou Djibo, commended the Government of Liberia for the ratification of ECOWAS Protocols, noting that this was unprecedented.

He stressed the necessity to reinforce economic integration processes in West Africa, particularly within the context of a common market consolidation and by adhering to ETLS regime.

He said the applications of ECOWAS principles and protocols and the pursuit of efforts to close the barrier on tariffs are some of the key reasons his delegation was in Liberia to carry out the assessment.

Mr. Salou Djibo was accompanied to the office of President Sirleaf by ECOWAS Ambassador to Liberia Abdou Sourang, with senior government officials in attendance. 

LINA PR/PTK

latest headlines
Coca-Cola Africa Recommits To WASH Promotion
Coca-Cola Bolstering Africa’s Resilience and Replenish Africa Initiative Programs say more than six million Africans are expected to be reached ...more
Children Forum Craves Justice In Bong
More than 150 children from the 13 administrative districts of Bong County under the umbrella of the Liberian Children Forum have gathered in Gba ...more
PUL To Hold Conflict Sensitive Journalism, Social Media Activists Training
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has announced that it will hold a two-day Conflict Sensitive Journalism and Social Media Activists Training from ...more
UN Begins Women Confab In Bong
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in Liberia is currently conducting four-day Peace Hut Women Strategic Plan ...more
CU Prexy Brown Is 170th Independence Day National Orator
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Dr. Herman Beseah Browne, President of the Cuttington University is the 170th Independence Ann ...more
Justice Youh, 3 Female Judges Attend All-Women Regional Confab In Abuja
An all-female Liberian delegation, comprising an associate justice and three judges, recently attended the International Association of Women Jud ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency