Prez. Sirleaf: “Our country’s economic vision will have to shift to agriculture”

Prez. Sirleaf Recommends Economic Vision to Agricultue

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in her state of the nation address on Wednesday recommended that the economic vision of the country will increasingly be shifted to agriculture. By doing so, she believes it will ensure that the country moves away from the old system of enclave (commune) extractive industries.

(L) Commerce Minister, Axel Addy and LPRC MD T. Nelson Williams, II

Commerce, LPRC Announce Further Drop in Petroleum Price

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in consultation with the management of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), has announced that there will be a further reduction in the pump price of fuel oil or Automotive Gas & Oils (AGO) by US$0.15 cents, while the price of gasoline or Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) remains the same.

In previous retail prices, from February 26 to March 26, wholesale price was USD3.0 and retail was USD3.21 (LD270).

Mr. Williams: “The exercise is to bring relief to rural population”

Petroleum Market to Be Decentralized

The Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), T. Nelson Williams, has said his administration will decentralize the petroleum market in all 15 counties.

Mr. Williams gave the assurance recently in Monrovia at a program held in his honor by the Petroleum Importers Association of Liberia (PIAL).

According to him, decentralization of the petroleum market in the country will lead to adequate supply of products to all 15 counties in order to reduce prices and keep them stable.

Dr. J. Mills Jones

Governor Jones Reaffirms Economic Support to Rural Dwellers

Central Bank Governor Dr. J. Mills Jones has reaffirmed the bank’s commitment to support financial growth among Liberians, especially those residing in rural parts of the country.

Governor Jones gave the assurance recently in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County when hundreds of business people as well as motorcyclists and other residents lauded him and his staff for helping to better their lives through financial loans.

LPRC Managing Director, T. Nelson Williams

LPRC to Expand Capacity Storage in Nimba

The Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), T. Nelson Williams, has disclosed a plan to undertake a US$9.5 million project to expand and rehabilitate the Ganta Oil Terminal in Nimba County, commencing next month.

The LPRC Boss made the disclosure Friday during the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism regular press briefing on Capitol Hill in Monrovia.


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