President Weah Departs for United Arab Emirates

Liberian leader departs for United Arab Emirates, leaves McGill in charge

The Liberian leader, President Dr. George Manneh Weah, leaves the country today, March 17, 2019 for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for a four-day official visit.

During the visit, President Weah will meet with Crown Prince Shiekh Mohamed Bin Zayed al Nahyan. The discussions between the Liberian Leader and the Crown Prince will center on fostering direct UAE investment in Liberia and cementing relations between the two countries.

The Liberian leader will also grace the closing ceremonies of the 2019 Special Olympics slated for March 21, 2019. Over 7000 athletes including children and adults with intellectual disabilities are competing in 70 sports.

While the Liberian Leader is away, Hon. Nathaniel F. McGill, Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, will chair the affairs of the Cabinet in close consultation with the Vice President, Madam Jewel Howard-Taylor and via telephone conversation with the President.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.