Jonahsa Foundation has congratulated the U.S government for extending an official invitation to President George Weah to visit the White House.
During Liberia’s 175th Independence Day Celebration Tuesday in Monrovia, U.S Ambassador Michael A. McCarthy, extended an invitation to President George Weah to attend the African Leaders Summit which is slated for December this year.
The invitation is the first of its kind since the inception of the Weah administration.
But, Speaking to this newsnet via telephone from Georgia USA, the President and Founder of the Jonahsa Foundation Mr. Jonah Barcon applauded the US government for such an opportunity for the Nation.
“The invitation is not only for President Weah , but it is for the people of Liberia to have the opportunity to tell their story to world” . Barcon said .
The Liberian humanhumanitar call on President Weah to seize the moment with his American Counterpart to talk about the successes and challenging stories currently confronting the Country.
“ I see this as an advocacy come true, because since President Weah ascendancy, I have always called on the U.S to give Liberia an invitation to the White House “ . Barcon added.
Leaders from across the African continent are expected to gather in Washington, DC on December 13-15, 2022, for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The Summit will demonstrate the United States’ enduring commitment to Africa, and will underscore the importance of U.S.-Africa relations and increased cooperation on shared global priorities.
He however thanked Ambassador Michael McCarthy, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia,for working along with the government of Liberia to achieve this milestone under his watch.
Meanwhile Mr. Barcon is appealing to partners especially Dr. Moore a true supporter grassroot students in Liberia, to build Libraries for underprivileged Liberian students in the Country.
He said the Libraries when constructed, will bring relief to hundreds of underprivileged struggling students who can not afford to buy reading books and have access to internet and computer programs.
Jonah Barcon wants at least 10 Libraries built in three of Liberia’s poorer counties, he named Montserrado, Grand Bassa, and Margibi Counties.
“ We are calling on our donors in particular Dr. Moore to help us with the construction of few Libraries for our children across the Country”. He asserted.