Liberia: Liberian Lawmakers Want U.S....

Liberia: Liberian Lawmakers Want U.S.$2.2 Billion Loan for Road Construction

Wednesday Feb 8 Read more: AllAfrica.com

With less than a year remaining for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to leave power after two terms, some lawmakers are considering a decision to empower her administration to borrow US$2.2 billion for the pavement of roads across the country. This latest proposal comes in the wake of government's inability to raise its budget of over US$600 million, with several shortfalls reported by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning over the past years.

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