Liberiaâ€™s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, says the Liberian government has only provided US$500,000 of the US$3 million requested by the Ministry of Health and the National Public Health Institute of Liberia to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
Liberiaâ€™s commerce minister, Wilson Tarpeh, has informed the House of Representatives that there will be a serious shortage of gasoline on the Liberian market in the coming weeks.
Liberiaâ€™s commerce and industry minister, Wilson Tarpeh, and the managing director of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation, Marie Urey Coleman, appeared together on Tuesday, Feb. 4 before theÂ House of Representatives to explain the ongoing gasoline shortage on the market.
Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Findley has reiterated the Liberian governmentâ€™s commitment to the development of stronger protections for intellectual property rights in Liberia and Africa.
The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization has designated Liberia as host of its annual administrative and ministerial council meetings scheduled to take place later this month.
The Minister for Commerce and Industry, Wilson Tarpeh has blamed the recent artificial shortage of gasoline in the country to â€˜misunderstandingâ€™ by petroleum importers regarding the collection of road funds announced by the government.
The Liberia Senate on its second day sitting of the extraordinary session voted to reject a report on the status of the countryâ€™s economy presented by the Technical Economic Management Team of President George Weah.
The embattled head of the Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is calling on the country to move away from focusing on its traditional exports and diversify into other sectors.