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Liberia: SESA Goa’s CEO Tours Wester Cluster

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SESA Goa Chief Executive Officer Navin Jaju toured communities in Liberia where the company’s local unit, Western Cluster has active mining operation.

While in Liberia for business talks with Liberian authorities, Navin extended his visit to these concession towns meet with affected community’s in Bomi to  understand their needs and concerns. Before his arrival in Monrovia, the company was facing issues with authorities and people residing within the concession ears in western Liberia.

Upon his arrival in Zeleka in Bomi County, the SESA Goa chief was He was welcomed by the town’s dwellers and leadership, applauding him for his  visit and appealed for more development initiatives.

Zeleka’s Town Chief Edwin Momolu, said people in the area appreciate Western Cluster’s statement support to government ‘s agenda for national development.

He said, the level of investment is huge and would like to all work together for the betterment of all sides.

It can be recalled that Mr. Jaju announced  US$2bn dollars investment for Liberia in the next five years after his meeting  with president Boakai.

Since 2011, WCL has contributed over $300 mn towards the socio-economic development of the region Western Cluster Limited (WCL), a subsidiary of Vedanta Sesa Goa and a key player in Liberia’s mining sector, is set to embark act as a catalyst to Liberia’s growth trajectory charted by the new Gov’t as it plans to invest US $2 billion to propel socio economic development in the region.

“We are delighted to be a part of the socio-economic development of Western Liberia and going forward, we are on course for an investment of up to US$2billion in WCL and aimn to act as a catalyst to unlock Liberia’s economic potential and empower local communities through expansion of operation, thereby, generating numerous employment opportunities,” Navin Jaju was quoted in a press release issued last week after his meeting with president Boakai.

It will put up concentration plants across the three leases and making a dedicated corridor for transportation and shipping, and increase production from 2m ton to 15 ton.

 

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