High Level Norwegian Delegation Pays Courtesy Call On Acting Foreign Minister Korvah
-Promises To Invest In Liberia
The Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Abraham Korvah has extolled the Norwegian Government for its humanitarian and development assistance to Liberia, since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Liberia and Norway.
Acting Minister Korvah observed that the longstanding relations and cooperation between Liberia and Norway have been mutually fruitful and rewarding to the two governments and peoples.
The Liberian Acting Foreign Minister was speaking on Thursday, October 10, 2019 when the visiting high level Norwegian Government delegation paid a courtesy call on him, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Acting Foreign Minister urged the Norwegian Government to continue its assistance to Liberia, especially in the areas of security, forestry, agriculture and infrastructure as well as the Energy sector.
He also also asked them to help provide scholarship opportunities to enhance the capacities of the Liberian youths, mainly in the areas of vocational and technical training.
For his part, the Minister of International Development of Norway, H. E. Mr. Dag Inge Ulstein, who heads the delegation, extended thanks and appreciation to the Acting Foreign Minister and the Liberian Government for the warm reception accorded his delegation here, in Liberia.
The visiting Head of Delegation then assured the Liberian Acting Foreign Minister of his Government’s willingness to get involved with Liberia’s development drive at all times.
He said his delegation was in the country to reassure Liberians of Norway’s unflinching and continued support to Liberia’s development initiatives.
While hailing the cordial and longstanding bilateral relations with Liberia, Minister Inge Ulstein disclosed plan by the Norwegian Government to invest in agriculture and forestry, adding forest project has lots of benefits for developing countries.
Also, at the Foreign Ministry, the vising delegation met with representatives of civil society organizations, including the media and others institutions.
He further assured them of Norway’s support to their initiatives through collaboration with Norwegian civil society institutions.
The meeting between the Acting Minister and the Head of Norwegian Delegation was attended by members of the senior management team of the Ministry including Ambassador Jarjar Kamara, Senior Ambassador-At-Large, among others.