His Excellency, President George Manneh Weah, Head of State and Government of The Republic of Liberia- was met  by the Ambassador of Liberia to the Court of Saint James, upon arrival at Heathrow airport in London, United Kingdom Monday.

President Weah and delegation transited through Heathrow headed  to Yokohama, as guest of the government of Japan.

The Liberian Chief Executive is expected to make a strong case for Liberia as he addresses the 7th Edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) this Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

‘The Liberian Head of State is joining 46 other African leaders also invited to participate in the 7th Edition of the Development Conference which was launched in 1993 to specifically foster economic cooperation between African countries and Japan, Asia’s 2nd economic powerhouse.’

According to a statement from the Executive Mansion, another key highlight of the conference is ‘a tête-à-tête with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at which time he is expected to acknowledge and commend the tremendous development assistance the Government and people of Japan continue to give to Liberia. He will also push for the completion of Phase II of the Somalia Drive Road Project.”

By Mr Albert Jaja