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In Sierra Leone, SIVA Group Bio Palm Company donates $USD 100,000 to 50th Anniversary Committee
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Apr 21, 2011, 17:22
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The Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency yesterday (SLIEPA) yesterday facilitated the donation of one hundred thousand United States dollars to the 50th Anniversary committee as the companys contribution towards the golden jubilee celebrations. 


Speaking at the handing over ceremony at SLIEPA office Tower Hill in Freetown chaired by the Communications Director Francis Minah the Director of Investment Raymond Gbekie  while delivering the welcome address expressed delight and called for all hands on deck to celebrate the golden jubilee.


L-R SLIEPAs Director of Investment Raymond Gbekie, Country Manager of Siva Group Bio Palm in Sierra Leone Harding Tommy and the Communications Director Francis Minah

 

He explained that the launching of the sugar and oil factories in the country and the arrival of more investors from India and other parts of the world demonstrates SLIEPAs commitment and determinations to attract credible investors in to the country for direct investment in a bid to promote trade and economic growth.

 

In his brief statement the Country Manager of Siva Group Bio Palm in Sierra Leone Harding Tommy said the company has acquired agreement with the government of Sierra Leone for 80,000 hectares of land within four chiefdoms in the Pujehun District.

Board Chair SLIEPA Gladys Strasser King and the Chairman of the 50th Committee Prof. Cecil Magbailey Fye during the handing over ceremony


He said the company will create jobs for thousands of youths and also contribute to national development. 

 

Board Chair SLIEPA Gladys Strasser King said SLIEPA was established by an Act of Parliament charged with the responsibility to improve on investment development of strategic plans with emphasis on sugar and oil project.

Country Manager of Siva Group Bio Palm in Sierra Leone Harding Tommy and SLIEPAs Communications Director Francis Minah

 

She said the company will create new jobs and also supply materials within their operational areas  in the four chiefdoms within Pujehun, additionally stating that the investment will generate income for the people.

 

She also encouraged the company to embark on their corporate social responsibility that benefits the people.

 

She said some of the monies provided by the company will be going to the 50th Anniversary Committee, renovation of the National Museum and support community development projects for the people of Pujehun District.

 

Cross section of guests at the handing over ceremony

 

Receiving the donation the Chairman of the 50th Committee Prof. Cecil Magbailey Fye said in less than three months the committee has succeeded in changing the face of the committee in the eyes of the general public.

 

He stated that the public is beginning to appreciate the efforts of the committee and we are honored for SLIEPA coming onboard to facilitate investors support towards the development of the country and making then golden jubilee celebration a success. 

 

He promised to visit Pujehun to ensure the monies donated are spent judiciously to enable the ordinary people to  benefit from it.


He concluded by expressing thanks and appreciation to the Siva Group Bio Palm in Sierra Leone and wished them success in their operations within the Pujehun District.


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