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GoL, Liberia Traffic Management to sign MOU today

By Lincoln G. Peters 

The Government of Liberia and the Liberia Traffic Management Incorporated (LTMI), are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today, Monday, 31 January 2022, aimed at regulating the traffic system of the country.

The signing of the MOU and a launching program are scheduled to take place on the premises of LTMI in Paynesville, adjacent to the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex.

The program was initially intended to be held last Friday, 28 January 2022 at 10 am, but the ceremony was halted and postponed under unexplained circumstances.

Some authorities from the security sector including the Liberia National Police (LNP) and the Liberia Immigration Service (LIS), among others, were already in attendance as guests when the program was halted.

Meanwhile when the MOU is signed between the two parties, Liberia will be one of the newest countries to benefit from such a traffic management partnership – improved traffic regulatory system, building the capacity of 500 Liberia National Police staff and creating over 1, 200 jobs for Liberians.

The LTMI is a public-private partnership module working in over 50 countries around the world. LTMI is responsible for the management of traffic vehicles while enforcement of traffic regulations will be done by the Liberia National Police.

According to the partnership documents, the LNP shall provide manpower and Technical  Law Enforcement  expertise and  shall  conduct road  safety  awareness  support traffic management  and  road  safety  programs across the country.

LTMI shall, per the requirements of the Concession Agreement, provide the  Liberia  National Police uniforms, capacity  building, ( training  and manpower development, logistics, vehicles  and other equipment).

It further stated that the LTMI shall support the LNP through financial resources to implement its road safety program in the country. 

Consistent with LTMI approved development plan, it shall have  drivers  testing  centers  in the  fifteen counties  of Liberia. 

Accordingly, LTMI shall ensure that no later than sixty day’s  Transport and  Techno brain  Global  FZE for driver licenses, which may be either the expiry of the contract term or the issuance of 5,000 driver licenses.


The New Dawn is Liberia’s Truly Independent Newspaper Published by Searchlight Communications Inc. Established on November 16, 2009, with its first hard copy publication on January 22, 2010. The office is located on UN Drive in Monrovia Liberia. The New Dawn is bilingual (both English & French).
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