President Weah of Liberia to Visit France

Liberia’s new president,George Weah, will visit France this week, he is expected to meet  with President Emmanuel Macron, the Elysee Palace announced Thursday.

“This will be George Weah’s first trip to Europe since his election”, a statement said, calling his victory “an exemplary democratic change of power”.

Weal’s trip from February 20 to 23 will be focusing on “the challenges facing Liberia, especially economic growth and youth employment” as well as the “role of sport as a factor of development”, the French presidency said.

This is President Weah’s official trip outside Africa. He visited Senegal and Morocco and Ethiopia earlier.

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