The Government of the Republic of Liberia and the World Bank have signed a 40 Million United States Dollars agreement for the Liberian Urban Resilience Project which seeks to rehabilitate the city of Monrovia and its environs.
Speaking at the signing ceremony in Monrovia, Acting Public Works Minister Madam Ruth Coker Collins said the project is intended to give Monrovia and its environs a face lift by focusing on cleaning of Drainages and collecting of garbage from the city.
For his part, World Bank Country Director Pierre Frank Laporte said the project will also focus on building communities with the aim of mitigating climate change. He further noted that the project will enhance natural assets such as wetlands which play a critical role in helping greater Monrovia in the fight against climate change.
Also making remarking at the signing Ceremony Finance and Development Planning Minister Samuel D. Tweah said the project will ensure that within egiht months there will be no garbage in the city of Monrovia. He further urge residents of Monrovia to stop throwing dirt in the Streets and drainages.