Ghana to offer Gridco expertise to Liberia

Ghana to offer Gridco expertise to Liberia

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the president of Liberia has held bilateral talks with president John Dramani Mahama  to solicit for technical support to Liberia in the power sector.

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The decision was the outcome of bilateral talks held at the Flagstaff House when the Liberian leader paid a one-day official visit to Ghana on Friday.

Other issues that were discussed were trade, security and sub-regional integration as well as the need to advance bilateral relations between the two countries.

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President Mahama said the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) who has the needed experience and quality will give technical support and training in both hydro and thermal to Liberia who has a challenge in power distribution.

The president who recalled the role the Volta River Authority (VRA) played in restoring power to Monrovia after the Liberian civil war said Ghana can build on that, especially in technical support.

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Diplomatic relations between the two countries dates as far back as 1957 when Ghana attained independence from colonial rule.

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