The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in close consultation with the management of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company, (LPRC) has announced a reduction in the pump prices of gasoline and fuel oil by 12 cents and 15 cents, respectively.
Suspended National Port Authority Managing Director Matilda Parker’s surety – the Family Dollars Universal Insurance Services Incorporated – says it has “misplaced” the original copies of its tax clearance as well as business registration, except for their photocopies displayed in court Tuesday, 4 August.
The African Development Bank has provided a grant of US$11.4 Million to the Government of Liberia in support of its current fight against the deadly Ebola virus.
The Chairperson for Liberia’s Anti-Corruption Commission, Cllr. James N. Verdier, has complained here that the building hosting the LACC offices is not ideal for the Commission, alarming noting that “intruders” have been loitering the premises.
Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan, who is leading a Liberian Government delegation to New York, was expected to address the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, on behalf of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
-UN envoy to speak
In honor of the Chairman of the Governance Commission, Dr. Amos C. Sawyer, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, is expected to deliver a keynote address in Liberia at a one-day international symposium on democratic governance and development in Africa and their challenges.
A former legislative candidate for Nimba County electoral district eight in 2011, Melvin Saye Sendolo Garpeh, is stressing the need to recognize the distinctive mark between Legislative functions and Executive powers to avoid continuous confusion in Liberia’s fifteen political subdivisions.
The Ministry of Public Work has expressed serious frustration with citizens living in Liberia. The ministry said citizens only ‘cry’ out to the government in the event of problems within the various communities across the country against bad road conditions, but fail to appreciate the government’s efforts when such roads are reconditioned or reconstructed.
Bong County senior senator Jewel Howard Taylor is calling on the Government of Liberia to liaise with the Government of China to help provide Ebola testing kits which she says has been discovered by the Peoples’ Republic of China.
The head for the National Commission on Small Arms James Fromayan said the possession of illegal small arms in Liberia poses serious threat to citizens’ lives.