According to Dr. Bawumia, the friendship between Ghana and Liberia will also be strengthened as the two countries find ways to share ideas to help meet the expectations of their citizens. Dr. Bawumia said this when the Vice President of Liberia, Jewel Howard-Taylor paid a courtesy call on him at the Jubilee House in Accra on Tuesday 17th April, 2018.
Vice President Bawumia assured his Liberian counterpart, Howard-Taylor, that, her country’s fortunes could be turned around with dedication and hard work, citing the challenges Nana Addo government faced when it assumed office in January 2017, and the progress made since then.
Dr. Bawumia stated that “issues such as stabilizing the macro economy, restoring business confidence and making the education curriculum relevant to the needs of the people of Liberia are key”.
“Ensuring value addition to agricultural products and a policy of infrastructure development and industrialisation would also go a long way to provide jobs for the youth,” he added.
Vice President Howard-Taylor, on her part said, she and her team comig to Ghana is to learn experiences and share ideas on how to develop Liberia and the sub-region as a whole.
She also announced that they would also try to engage services of retired Ghanaian doctors and teachers to help strengthen the capacity institutions in her country.
Mrs. Taylor expressed the gratitude of Liberians to Ghana for its assistance during the civil war and even now as a large number of refugees being hosted at Buduburam in the Central Region, adding, “Ghana has become like home to us.”
Source: Sammy Agyei/Frontpageghana.com/Ghana