Liberia gets US$ 9.3 million World Bank Grant

The World Bank has approved USD 9.3 million in additional grants to the Government of Liberia, for the Cheesemanburg Landfill and urban sanitation (CLUS) project.

In a communication to the Deputy Minister for Economic Management, at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Hon. Augustus J. Flomo, dated Tuesday, June 30, 2020, the bank’s expert for Urban Development and Resilience Unit Farouk Mollah Banna thanked Liberian delegation to the Bank for their diligence through the virtual negotiations in acquiring the grant.

Banna conveyed his gratitude to Hon. Samuel D. Tweah, Jr., Minister of Finance and Development Planning, as well as the mayors of Monrovia and Paynesville cities for their leadership in working to conclude the project. He revealed that the signing ceremony of the grant will take place upon completion of vital documents.

The Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project for Liberia is to provide access to solid waste management (SWM) services in Monrovia.

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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.