A one day symposium of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry opened Friday at the
Delivering the keynote address, the President said that the Maritime program must not only be a source of revenue generation but must provide a role for Liberians to participate effectively in the Maritime program through training and other employment opportunities.
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The renegotiation, the Liberian leader said, is intended to ensure that Liberians participate more effectively in the management and understanding of the program, to ensure that resources accrued from the program benefit the country and its people, to ensure that the nation’s national interest is fully protected.
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The President said there is a need for better coordination between the Registry and the Bureau of Maritime Affairs as well as the Ministry of Finance. It is this disconnect, the Liberian leader noted that must be corrected with a oneness of purpose.
President Johnson Sirleaf observed that LISCR has not had a good financial reputation over the years and said her government was committed to correct the situation.
Participants at Friday’s symposium included LISCR representatives from