(LINA) – President George Manneh Weah has directed with immediate effect the Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy, Gesler E. Murray, to forward all applications for the issuance of Mining/Mineral Licenses to his Office for review prior to final approval.
The Liberian leader emphasized the need to safeguard the country’s natural resources for the benefit of all Liberians.
President Weah issued the directive in a communication dated May 7, according to an Executive Mansion release issued in Monrovia on Thursday.
Meanwhile, President Weah has appointed Mr. Archibald Bernard as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Liberia Electricity Corporation.
Bernard currently serves as the Legal Advisor to the Liberian leader.