Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf travelled on Thursday, September 12, 2019 to participate in meetings in the margins of the United Nations relating to her role as a WHO Goodwill Ambassador and member of Bill Gates and Malaria Council.
She will also go to Washington DC to perform assignments with Georgetown University.
A press release signed by the former President’s communication Assistant Kansualism Berk Kansuah said before her departure on Thursday, September 12, 2019, a team led by the Country Director of Cote d’Ivore-Liberia- Sierra Leone- Guinea (CLSG) Interconnection Project visited Her Excellency to brief her on the status on the project that was consummated during her Chairmanship at ECOWAS for the four country in the MRU.
The CLSG is completing the construction of a 1303-kilometer power line project (225kV) linking Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The Project includes one (1) Control Center (SCADA) and twelve (12) substations, four (4) of which are in Liberia, five (5) in Sierra Leone and two (2) in Guinea and one (1) in Cote d’ Ivoire.
The Team informed her that by December of this year, Liberia four (4) substations will be switched on to increase the capacity of Liberia national electricity grid.