King Philippe Assures President Weah of Support in Health, Education, Agriculture

President Weah meets King Philippe of Belgium

Brussels, Belgium: The Belgium Regent, His Majesty King Philippe has assured President George Manneh Weah that his country will support Liberia’s development agenda with emphasis on Health, Education and Agriculture. The King gave the assurance when he received President Weah in audience today, Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Royal Palace in Brussels.

The King cited the historic ties subsisting between Belgium and Liberia as the foundation for strong partnership in the key pillars for growth and development. King Philippe said Belgium will do more in supporting the aspirations of the Liberian people. He said Belgium private sector will also be nudged into investing in several sectors of the Liberian economy.

He thanked President Weah for his strong stance on Gender and Women’s rights and described the Liberian Leader as a shining example of determination, humility and steadfastness.

Responding, President Weah thanked King Philippe for the warm reception accorded the Liberian delegation throughout the visit to Brussels. He reiterated his government’s focus on infrastructure development, education, health, agriculture and youth development. The President urged King Phillipe to lend his influence in promoting Liberia’s Pro-poor Development agenda.

President Weah and delegation has returned home after a successful visit to Belgium.

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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.