NTGL’s Chairman Charles Gyude Bryant visits the United States

A Press Release Issued by the Government of Liberia

The Perspective
Atlanta, Georgia

January 30, 2004


Full-scale preparations have begun for the visit of NTGL Chairman C. Gyude Bryant to the United States for the pending Donors Conference slated to convene in New York from February 5-6.

A number of activities have been scheduled for Chairman Bryant, including meeting with key U.S. Congressmen, Liberians residing in the Washington, D.C. and New York areas, and major American media outlets, as well as the President of the World Bank.

According to a dispatch from Washington, D.C., the Liberian leader is expected to attend a National Prayer Breakfast on February 5th along with U.S. President George W. Bush.

He has also been scheduled to address the prestigious National Press Club, in keeping with a long-standing tradition of heads of state visiting the United States. Other Liberian leaders who have addressed the Press Club include Presidents William V.S. Tubman and William R. Tolbert, Jr.