Indonesia-trained Liberian Engineers, Chemists Return

first_imgSeveral Liberian engineers and chemists returned home last Thursday after completing specialized and intensive training in Jakarta, Indonesia,The training was sponsored by Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL), which will employ the nine engineers and chemists in the operation and maintenance of farms, factories and mills it intends to establish here in the near future.The seven engineers received training in Oil Palm Mill construction, maintenance and operation while the other two were trained as Chemists.The engineers are reported to have undergone an 18-month program and on-the-job training, while the chemists underwent a six-month course.The GVL trained cadets will head to Sinoe and Grand Kru, where they will manage various projects for the company, which will help to bring economic stability to the region.During the welcoming ceremony at GVL headquarters in Sinkor, Assistant Minister for Regional Labor Affairs, Prince M. Korvah, expressed hope that the new professionals will not only be welcomed back home but will be fully provided for and given the privilege to work. “We want to commend the GVL family for a job a well done and we want you to know that you are true partners to the Liberian government. We hope that this will not be the end. By next year we hope that the company will have sent abroad another batch for study and intensive training,” Mr. Korvah said.Admonishing the professionals to contribute to the rebuilding process of the country, Assistant Minister for Planning and Development at the Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Ousman Tall, lauded the company for investing in human capacity-building in Liberia.Mr. Tall indicated that the government has invested considerably in human resource-building in the country, adding that capacity building is not only about welcoming the students back home but further investing in their expertise.“Let me admonish you not to think that you have learned it all, because learning is a continuing process. You have to open your mind to development and remember also to humble yourself,” Minister Tall said.Also making remarks at the ceremony, was Grand Kru County Electoral District # 2 Representative, Numene Bartekwa, expressed thanks to the GVL management and lauded the experts for undergoing the training, adding: “Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties need you to help develop their farms. When the company was looking for brilliant people to go for studies, you showed yourselves to be capable and have proved it.”Thanking GVL for the opportunity afforded them the experts assured the gathering of their profound desire to work with the company and to help in promoting capacity building in the country.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Ceres resumes champs league bid vs Yangon

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