The Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) Elects a New Leadership

The Liberia Chamber of Commerce (LCC) has elected a new leadership to stir the affairs of the institution. Speaking Monday Night, shortly after the election, Commerce Minister Wilson Tarpeh assured the private sector in Liberia   of government’s commitment to  create the enabling environment  for economic growth and development in the sector.

Minister Tarpeh stated the private sector is vital  to economic growth and if the Liberian economy should grow it will depend on the private sector. According him, the economic growth of any nation rests in the hands of private sector and President George M. Weah is concerned about creating a plain field in the private sector.

He explained that members of the chamber of commerce should abide by the rules and regulations governing the private sector . Minister Tarpeh stressed that government cannot do  what is expected from  the private sector in order   to revamp  Liberian’s economy, but government  will create  the condition  to enable  the sector function  adequately in the country.

For his part, President Elect of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce, Wendell Addy said the Liberia Chamber of Commerce will work with government to strengthen the Liberian economy. Mr. Addy stated that the entity will play pivotal role to help improve the economic situation confronting the nation.

He asserted that Liberia needs a vibrant chamber of commerce to develop   and improve the business community in collaboration with the government. He stressed that the Labour Ministry should assist to address issues confronting Liberian workers across the country.

Mr. Addy noted that if Liberia should move forward, Liberian workers should be productive to transform the Liberian economy.

Those elected on white ballot are Wendell Addy, President, and Mr. Rohit Suji, Auditor. Eleven (11) Executive Council members were also elected respectively. They are Assaad Barbar, Eric Nagbe, Johny Babani, Gorgio Haddad, Charles Collins, George Nehme, Abraham Carsie, Henry Brunson,  Tarek Razzouk , H.G. Dewani, Fabiola Kamara  and Maher Abouchacra.

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