US Amb. Michael McCarty

MONROVIA, LIBERIA -United States Ambassador Michael McCarty is urging Liberian Lawmakers to address perceptions of corruption at the Legislature.

Ambassador McCarthy also urged the Legislature to ensure that investments made in Liberia’s Peace, security and development are protected and sustained.

The US Ambassador was speaking Tuesday, June 2, 2021, when he hosted a meeting with Liberian Foreign Minister Dee-Maxwell Kemayah and Members of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee.

He stressed the importance of dialogue to promote mutual understanding of the close and enduring friendship between the United States and Liberia.

For their part, the Senate Committee members expressed deep appreciation for the meeting and reassured the U.S. Embassy representatives of the Senate’s preparedness to work on their concerns and other matters for the promotion of good governance and strengthened relations between the two countries.

Meanwhile Foreign Minister Dee-Maxwell Kemayah has underscored that the objective of the meeting was to further advance the partnership and friendship between the United States and Liberia.

Ambassador Kemayah said such advancement of friendship is important as it will strengthen the bilateral ties and the relationship between the U.S. Embassy and the Liberian Senate.

The four members of the Liberian Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs James Biney, Chair; Conmany Wesseh, Co-Chair; Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, member and Augustine Chea, member.

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Alyson Grunder, Senior Defense Official Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Alden, USAID Deputy Mission Director Rebekah Eubanks, and USAID Democracy, Rights and Governance Director April O’Neill also attended the meeting.


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