…President Sirleaf Discloses
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has returned home from South African following what she refers to as a successful visit to that country.
Speaking to reporters upon her return Saturday, the president made particular reference to the refurbishing of the E. J. Roye building on Ashmun Street in Monrovia.
Madam Sirleaf termed her visit as fruitful for both countries, particularly in the areas of agriculture, health, trade, economic activities and infrastructure.
She disclosed that series of meetings were held with her South African counterpart, President Jacob Zuma which led to stronger bilateral agreement and increased in trade and investment between the two countries – focusing on various sectors.
The President noted that the agreements will enhance bilateral relations, trade and economic activities, tourism, agriculture, infrastructure development, and health among others.
The Liberian leader assured that the agreement will be implemented by her government and the succeeding government.
She commended President Zuma and government for the warm reception and hospitality accorded the Liberian delegation during her visit.
President Sirleaf is said to be the first Liberian Head of State to visit South Africa.