BUCHANAN – Two high-power diplomatic delegations from the United States of America (USA) and the United Kingdom (UK), recently visited the concession and operational areas of steel giant, ArcelorMittal, in Grand Bassa and Nimba Counties respectively.
Newly accredited British Ambassador to Liberia, Neil Bradley, and a senior delegation from the United States Embassy near Monrovia led by US Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director, Ms. Sara R. Walter, made up the high-power delegations that paid the recent visit at ArcelorMittal’s facilities.
According to a statement from Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, Ambassador Bradley visited the ArcelorMittal’s mines in Yekepa, Nimba County, where he toured various infrastructures and equipment being readied for the potential expansion of ArcelorMittal Liberia’s mining activities in Liberia.
According to the statement which did not release detail of discussions coming out of the high-power delegations’ visitations, British envoy Bradley was briefed about ArcelorMittal’s plans for the future.
ArcelorMittal’s Buchanan concession area was visited by the Mission Director of USAID, Sara R. Walter, according to the statement, which adds that Director Walter’s delegation attended a briefing session hosted by ArcelorMittal Liberia’s CEO, Mr. Scott Lowe.
The USAID delegation also got a tour of ArcelorMittal Liberia operational area in the Port of Buchanana, the statement noted.
The statement quoting CEO Lowe disclosed that ArcelorMittal Liberia was honored by the two high-power delegations’ visitations.