George Weah: Former FIFA world best footballer now Liberia President Dr. George Weah, has been wooing investors into his country. He has been marketing Liberia and working around the clock meeting business executives, in the critical sectors.
Speaking at the Israel-Liberia Forum for Economic Cooperation and Sustainable Development, in Tel-Aviv, President Weah said Liberia is a land of endless opportunities for investment in agriculture, mining, tourism and hospitality, technology, manufacturing, banking and finance.He assured his audience that his Government had developed and created a framework for attracting, protecting and sustaining foreign direct investments beneficial to Liberians and the outside world.
The Liberian leader noted that a clear and practical roadmap for increased Israeli investments in Liberia will further enhance and cement relations with Israel, Liberia’s traditional friend of 61 years.
President Weah assured the Government of the State of Israel and potential investors that his administration had instituted several policy initiatives making doing business in Liberia comfortable, including a harmonized and simplified national business registry.
President Weah said that the Government of Liberia has constituted a “Business Climate Improvement Working Group”, to tackle prohibitive bottlenecks leading to a more seamless process of investing in the Country. The Director of Africa-Israel Chamber assured the President of their interest to invest in Liberia.
The Peres Center for Peace and Innovation, was founded in 1996 by the late President of Israel, Shimon Peres, to develop and implements impactful and meaningful programs on promoting Israel In all sectors.
An advocate of peace by nature President Weah who became the 112th Head of State to plant a tree in Israel, prayed that the planting of tree brings life and genuine peace to Israel.