The Japan International Corporation Agency or JICA has announced the resumption of full operations of Japanese-funded projects in Liberia for post-Ebola recovery.
According to a Foreign Ministry release issued in Monrovia Tuesday, JICA will resume its operations on projects beginning with the reconstruction of the Somalia Drive in Gardinersville, outside Monrovia and rehabilitation of the Monrovia power system- suspended since August 2014, due to the spread of Ebola in Liberia.
According the Foreign Ministry release, JICA will dispatch a team comprising nine Japanese consultants and JICA members from Tokyo and Ghana to Liberia for an assessment of the post-Ebola situation in the country, aimed at resuming Japanese- funded projects.
JICA is also expected to hold a briefing session on today, June 17th at the JICA -Liberia field office in Mamba Point at 9am, with the participation of Officials from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Public Works and Land, Mines and Energy, the Foreign Ministry release noted. -George Barpeen