China Donates Military Equipment to Liberia Armed Forces


MONROVIA, February 10, 2016, On Wednesday Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf praised the government of China for donating military equipment in effort of supporting the rebuilding of a capable new Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL).

In a statement made available to media, Liberian president revealed that China donation was valued at 3 Million U.S. Dollar ($3 Million).

The president noted that the military donation has come at the right time citing most of the equipment used by army are in bad shape.

Sirleaf also promised that China’s donation would be used for the purposes intended.

The military equipment includes 20 heavy-duty trucks, two graders, 10,000 sets of uniforms, and 40 military tents.

China government has partnered with several African States in supporting and strengthening their military capabilities by donating equipment.

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