Monrovia — The Chairman of the Board, on the Union of Liberian Associations within the Americas (ULAA), Mr. Alfred Sieh has lauded H.E. Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., for shortly restoring Liberia’s passport picture after the U S State Division positioned a journey restriction on the previous Director of Passport and Visas on the Ministry of Overseas Affairs, Mr. Andrew Wonplo.
Mr. Sieh mentioned what he and his crew gathered on the ministry in regards to the Liberian Passport presently may be very spectacular stating “We’re taking the excellent news in regards to the passport enterprise again to our individuals within the diaspora; Mr. Minister, you and your crew are doing an amazing job, proceed to vary the narrative, you get our assist”.
Whereas informing the minister of their plan to determine a Diaspora Growth and Funding Financial institution in Liberia, the Board Chair mentioned in July of this yr, ULAA will host a serious convention on funding in the USA for Liberians, which can convey collectively Liberians from Europe and Australia and different a part of the world, with key curiosity of attracting funds from them for the financial institution, which can create many roles for Liberians.
Discussing slew of nationwide points with the Dean of the Cupboard, Chairman Sieh opined that previously, the Nationwide Legislature made legal guidelines which are on the books discriminating and excluding one group over the others, particularly these within the diaspora, for some political causes, noting that these legal guidelines are nonetheless on the books, which should be repealed.
He mentioned ULAA is grateful to President George Manneh Weah for all of the impacts he exhorted to elevate the twin citizen debate throughout the just-ended December 8, referendum.
On the difficulty of schooling, ULAA Board Chair mentioned his establishment is ready to construct a useful resource middle for highschool college students in Liberia, stating that the useful resource middle will assist increase the academic sector within the nation.
Mr. Sieh, made these remarks when he paid a courtesy name on the Liberian Overseas Minister, at his Capitol Hill workplace on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.
The ULAA Chairman mentioned given the funding local weather within the nation, they’re planning to come back again as quickly as potential with a Diaspora funding financial institution, stating that just one Liberian owned financial institution within the nation competing with many overseas owned banks.
Responding, the Liberian Overseas Minister welcomed, Mr. Sieh and his crew to the ministry and known as on Liberians within the diaspora to be at liberty to come back again residence to spend money on the nation’s economic system, stating that the difficulty of diaspora financial institution, is an excellent thought, which this administration wholeheartedly endorses.
Minister Kemayah mentioned ULAA is on the fitting trajectory, noting that this administration will assist this nice initiative, which can assist restituted and strengthen the economic system of the nation. The Liberian Overseas Minister mentioned ULAA has unconditional duty to stay engaged for the great of the nation.
“Below our administration on the Ministry of Overseas Affairs, we need to interact in economic system diplomacy; we intent to encourage overseas direct funding within the nation, and the ULAA is not any exception; we’ve got the duty to create the enabling setting, which President George Manneh Weah is dedicated to,” Minister Kemayah additional indicated.