U.S. Outgoing Ambassador, Michael McCarthy Tours Jetty Rubber LL, Expresses Enthusiasm

The occasion was indeed colorful, and the day was Wednesday, June 7, 2023, when dozens of citizens and senior local government officials of Cinta Township, Weala District, including the Mayor of Weala, Emmanuel M. Goll thankfully gathered at the operation site of Jetty Rubber Liberia Limited to receive the outgoing United States Ambassador to Liberia, H.E. Michael A. McCarthy and his delegation who paid a daylong visit.

The Jetty Rubber Liberia Limited which is a rubber processing plant, is owned and operated by a former Indian Diploma, and a yearlong businessman, Mr. Upjit Singh Sachdeva, affectionately call ‘Jetty’ who retired honorably after rendering his diplomatic services for two decades in Liberia is the brain behind this multimillion-dollar establishment was on ground to receive the U.S. Diploma and his entourage.

Upon arrival the Ambassador and his delegation were received by the citizens of the township including the presentation of two flower of banquets at the entry of the company from two young promising ladies, as Madam Musu Yango in her brief statement welcomed the US Envoy and his entourage to the township.

At the start of the hour-long tour of the company’s facilities headed by Mr. Upjit Singh Sachdeva, Ambassador McCarthy who was accompanied by his senior brother, John McCarthy, and Ms. Taylor Health were impressively taken on a guarded tour of the Jetty Rubber Liberia Limited compound as hundreds of employees of the company were seen doing their respective assignments.

During the tour, the U.S. Envoy and entourage were overwhelmed of the level job opportunity being provided by the company to over four hundreds of Liberians will help to reduce the high-level unemployment in the country and boost investment opportunity for Liberia amongst the comity of nations.

At the end of the tour, Madam Hawa Kengo, a representative of UN Women in the township who read a prepared statement of appreciation for the visit of Ambassador McCarthy in the township lauded the services of Mr. Upjit Singh Sachdeva to the people of the district, while at the same time given him a traditional name as ‘Kolleh’, stressing that this move by Mr. Sachdeva to establish a company in their district is highly appreciated by all citizens, “For this reason we are pleased to give him this honor”, she told the gathering including the Envoy and his entourage.

The U.S. Twenty-Five Million Dollars rubber processing factory when completed will be the first tyres producing company in Liberia, Mr. Sachdeva also disclosed that the company will also in its initiative early production will produce medical hand gloves, and rubber bands.

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