By Abdul Rahman Suagibu –
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS, Freetown, Sierra Leone- Alpha Conde, President of the Republic of Guinea received his Liberian counterpart – President George Manneh Weah of the Republic of Liberia with his entourage in the Guinean capital Conakry on Thursday 11th July, 2019 at the Gbessia International Airport.
President Weah was accompanied to his hotel by President Conde to commence official business issues. In his visit, Weah will participate in several functions including a visit to the Container Port to hold a close discussion with President Alpha Conde and high ranking officials of the Guinean government and members of the Diplomatic Corps, at the Palace of Sekhou Tourey and attend a formal decoration ceremony in the Presidential Palace Banquet Hall.
The President’s visit continues with bilateral discussions that will highlight issues of peace and security in the Mano River Union (MRU) Basin, as well as on trade and commerce and the improvement of diplomatic ties between Liberia and Guinea.
President Weah, who is visiting Guinea for the first time since his ascendancy to the highest office of the land, recently in Liberia emphasized on the need for direct flights between and among nations of the MRU and the ECOWAS sub-region to facilitate the free movement of citizens and goods.
Members of President’s Weah delegation include Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Samuel Tweah, Jr. Defense Minister Daniel Ziahkhan, Minister of Justice Cllr. Musa Dean, Minister of State without Portfolio Trokonkpui and Managing Director of the National Port Authority. Bill Tweahway among others.
For New Africa Business News Abdul Rahman Suagibu Reports, Africa Correspondent
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