ALCOP Vows to Increase National Budget to US$1.6 Billion In Three Years
MONROVIA: The All Liberian Coalition Party has launched its political manifesto with a commitment to address the development needs of Liberia through practical economic reforms and infrastructure development.
‘’An ALCOP-led government will provide a meaningful policy framework to raise the current budget from US$740 million to US$1.6 billion in three years with a GDP growth rate of 1.2% per annual,” ALCOP Standard Bearer Lusinee Kamara said.
Mr. Kamara noted that his administration will also increase Liberia’s power supply to 90 megawatts per hour while promising to provide 24-hour affordable, available, and accessible electricity supplies to all Liberians.
The former Finance Minister now Presidential Candidate committed his party’s agenda and vision to aggressively address the infrastructure deficits in the areas of improved Roads and Bridges by remodeling resource allocations towards road infrastructure development.
Kamara disclosed that ALCOP has designed a National Food Agenda that will drastically reduce the hunger rate by 50% through sustainable agriculture development programs across the 15 counties while promising to overhaul and re-engineer the Central Agriculture Research Institute, CARI in Bong County.
He said ‘’An ALCOP-led government will hugely invest in strengthening the health, Education, agriculture, innovation and technology sectors as well as implement the National and International Drug Laws with uncompromised enforcement actions’. He said.
Kamara is a veteran Liberian politician who has held several high-profile positions in the Liberian government.
He served as Speaker of the House of Representatives of the National Legislative Assembly during the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL).
He also served as Commerce Mintand Minister of Finance.
Meanwhile, the All Liberian Coalition Party has named Ambassador Ali Syllah as its 2023 campaign Manager while calling on all Liberians from diverse backgrounds to elect Mr. Lusinee Kamara and former Grand Cape Mount County Representative Matthew Darblo as President and Vice President of Liberia, respectively.
By: William K. Howard