Liberia-EU to sign financing agreements

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The Government of Liberia and the European Union (EU) are expected to sign two financing agreements today Friday, May 22, 2020.

According to the agreements, the EU will provide 59 million United States Dollars to support Liberia’s Rural Electrification and Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET) programs.

A Finance Ministry release issued on May 21, 2020, says the Rural Electrification Program seeks to increase prosperity and accelerate development in the Country, through the provision of sustainability in Southeastern Liberia.

The release says the EU-TVET Program is geared towards improving the quality, relevance and modernization of TVET by strengthening links with the private sector.

According to the release, Finance Minister, Samuel Tweah, will sign for the Government of Liberia, while EU Head of delegation, Ambassador Helene Cave, will sign for the European Union.

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Jarp Davies is a Liberian journalist who currently works for the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) as Reporter and Newscaster. Jarp has more than thirteen years of experience in journalism since he began work as an intern at the United Nations’ UNMIL Radio in Monrovia. At UNMIL Radio, he rose to the positions of Reporter and Program Producer. Jarp has also worked for several media institutions in Liberia including Infinity Corporation, owner of Power FM and TV, Matrix Media, owner of Capitol FM and Capitol Times Newspaper. The Liberian media practitioner is a graduate of the Jireh School of Journalism and Public Relations and a senior student at the University of Liberia. Jarp Davies can be reached at the following contacts and email: jarpd09@gmail #0886616580/0777835862


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