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Gov’t To Open 3 Service Centers In Western Liberia
MONROVIA, February 6 (LINA) - The Ministry of Internal Affairs says it will this week open three County Service Centers (CSCs) in Western Liberia.
They include the Grand Cape Mount County Service Center in Robertsport City, Gbarpolu County Service center in Bopolu City and Bomi County Service in Tubmanburg City.
The County Service Center is part of the National Deconcentration Platform and is primarily intended to bring services closer to the people.
The Center is a one-stop shop where documentation services relating to permits, licenses and certifiations are offered at same quality and cost as they are in Monrovia.
A release from the Ministry of Internal Affairs said the President Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, along with an array of Government officials, development partners and members of the diplomatic Corps will formally open the Grand Cape Mount County Service Center on Tuesday, February 7.
They are also expected to formally open the Gbarpolu County Service Center on Wednesday, February 8 and the Bomi County Service Center on Thursday, February 9, respectively.
It can be recalled during her State of the Nation Address on January 23, President Sirleaf announced that she would commission additional County Service Centers in Western Liberia early February.
The three County Service centers bring to seven, the number of functional service centers.
Already, there are service centers in Grand Bassa, Bong, Margibi and Nimba counties which are reporting high turnout of service users.
The release said while in the west, President Sirleaf will hold separate town hall meetings with residents in each county.
Implementation of the Liberia Decentralization Support Program (LDSP) is funded by the European Union, Swedish Government, USAID, UNMIL and UNDP.