At the Ministries of Public Works and National Defense, employees have been advised to expect an additional 8.4 percent reduction beginning with their unpaid September salary.
On Nov. 11, a visiting four-man delegation from the National People’s Congress of China, NPC, held high-level talks with its Liberian counterparts in Monrovia. At the meeting, the two governments reconfirmed their mutual commitment to successful diplomatic relations.
President George Weah has praised the United States of America for its continuous support to Liberia’s peace and democracy, as he welcomed a visiting American congressional delegation.
Two years after Grand Bassa’s public referral hospital was gutted by a fire that shut down many of its departments, the Liberian Government Hospital in Buchanan has fully reopened to the public.
The House of Representatives has finally passed the draft 2019/2020 national budget. The representatives took the decision on Tuesday during their regular session and have forwarded the document to the Senate for concurrence.
A delegation of three from the Republic of Guinea is in the country to sympathize with the government and families of the 26 young Muslim scholars and their teacher who died in a recent fire disaster in Paynesville.
Despite efforts by the government to call off a strike by health workers across the country, the National Health Workers Union of Liberia says discussions are still ongoing.
The House of Representatives has passed a resolution to allow the Executive Branch to use US$47.5 million from the 2019/2020 budget, which has not yet been approved by the legislature.