Weah to Liberian diaspora: come home and invest

President George Weah is encouraging Liberians to return home to help the economy grow

Liberian President George Weah is calling on Liberians in the diaspora to return home and invest in their country.

He said by coming home and doing business, they will help the economy of the country to grow.
In a recent interview with veteran Kenyan journalist and Talkshow host Jeff Koinange, President Weah said that in the early days of his presidency he met with diaspora Liberians and challenged them to return home to invest but he is still waiting for them.
He noted that there are a number of sectors that they can invest it, adding that the government wants to promote investment in agriculture, tourism, energy, among others to create jobs and grow an economy that is currently experiencing hardships.
President Weah said he called on Liberians abroad to come home and, for example, open factories but nobody has come forward.
The president noted that he supports dual nationality for diaspora Liberians to return home and still have the same rights.
He added that the arms of the government are open to Liberians living abroad. “we need their expertise,” adding that sometimes there is a need to make sacrifices.