Secret resolutions, subterranean activities, and other forms of limited transparency by the legislature do not foster public trust. Instead, they breed cynicism and discontent among the population who, whether rightly or wrongly, assume that legislators’ decisions are always motivated by “brown envelopes.”
The Liberian government has announced receipt of a US$50 million grant commitment from Hungary.
The Indian government has provided a US$2 million grant to Liberia to complete the construction of the 14th Military Hospital.
Education Minister Ansu Sonii has disclosed that the government will repatriate student studying on its scholarship in Morocco who have overstayed due to poor academic performances.
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.
President George Weah has met for the first time with leaders of the pending June 7 protest in Monrovia.
Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar M. Findley has promised to construct one unit of the nursing quarter at the Compound One Clinic in Grand Bassa’s first district.
After touring Grand Bassa’s five districts to explain his accomplishments over the past two years, Grand Bassa’s Senator Jonathan Kaipay has submitted his legislative report to his constituents.