A high-powered U.S. Congressional delegation will visit Liberia this week to meet with President George Weah and other members of the Liberian Government, to discuss good governance and accountability
The delegation headed by Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a series of discussions with the government.
According to a dispatch from Washington, while in Liberia, the delegation will highlight the commemoration of Liberia’s Bicentennial Anniversary.
As part of their visit to Africa, the delegation will visit three other African countries, including Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, and Tanzania.
In a separate development, the European Union has provided 191 million euros to Liberia.
The amount was provided by EU commissioner Jutta Urpilainen at the AU-EU summit in Brussels during a meeting with President George Weah.
The money will be provided under a four year period, targeting Forestry, Food Systems, Electoral Process and Vocational Education.