President George Manneh Weah is in the State of Israel at the head of a high-level government delegation that departed Liberia Friday, 22 February on a four-day official visit.
The Executive Mansion says in a statement issued over the weekend that the visit is in honor of an invitation extended to President Weah by the Government and people of Israel.
While in Israel, the Mansion says President Weah will hold discussions with Israel’s President Mr. Reuven Rivlin and the Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu respectively.
The meetings, according to the press release, will focus on the creation of investment opportunities in agriculture, health, security and energy sectors by Israelis financiers.
President Weah will also participate in a traditional and cultural “Tree Planting” ceremony, an historic event for every visiting President or Head of State.
Those accompanying President Weah include the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gbehzohngar Findley; Minister of National Defense Daniel Ziankahn; Minister of Agriculture Mogana Flomo; and Minister of Mines & Energy Gesler Murray.
Others are Minister of Health Wilhelmina Jallah; Minister of Finance Samuel Tweah; Minister of Information Len Eugene Nagbe; the Head of the National Investment Commission Molewuleh Gray and Monrovia City Mayor Jefferson Koijee.
While President Weah is away, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Nathaniel F. McGill will chair the affairs of the Cabinet in close consultation with the Vice President, Madam Jewel Howard-Taylor and via telephone conversation with the President.–Press release