Press Releases


Wednesday, 17th July 2019
Monrovia: As Liberia's 172nd Independence Day celebration ensues, a joint inspection team comprising the Ministry of Public Works and the House's Public Works Committee on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 toured ongoing works at the Timbo River Bridge situated between Grand Bassa and Rivercess Counties. Full story

Friday, 5th July 2019
A three Man delegation from Liberia is currently in Johannesburg, South Africa in pursuit of substantive collaboration with Investors and development partners. Full story

Thursday, 4th July 2019
The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Public works in partnership with CICO on June 18, 2019, toured several ongoing projects within Montserrado County. Full story

Tuesday, 21st May 2019
Monrovia, On Thursday May 15, 2019, The President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Dr. Full story

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
In a quest to sensitize Journalists on the importance of Roads and Bridge Maintenance, the Ministry of Public Works, in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur International Zusammenarbeit ( GIZ ) and the Liberia News Agency (LINA) conducted a one-day workshop to bring journalists up to speed with the importance of maintaining Roads and Bridges. Full story

Tuesday, 15th January 2019
The Ministry of Public Works and LAST WELL, Inc, a US-based NGO, today signed an MOU under which the NGO will provide 30,000 water purification filters to 240,000 persons in five counties in Liberia. Full story

Tuesday, 8th January 2019
Monrovia, January 8, 2019, On Saturday January 5, Ministers from the Ministry of Public Works accompanied His Excellency Dr. Full story

Friday, 28th December 2018
Monrovia, December 28, The Liberia Government, through the Ministry of Public Works has signed a 10. Full story

Thursday, 27th December 2018
Monrovia, December 24, 2018, the Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Public Works dedicated a 2. Full story

Wednesday, 19th December 2018
Monrovia, December 18, 2018 – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit financing of US$29 million for the Liberia Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project (SECRAMP). Full story

Monday, 10th December 2018
The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Public Works and the Ministry Finance Development and Planning has signed US$ 100m loan agreement deal (Aide-Memoire) with the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development for the construction of phase-1 of the Coastal Highway Road Corridor. Full story

Wednesday, 5th December 2018
His Excellency President George Manneh Weah has promised to make the construction of roads as a top priority of  his Administration. Full story

Doe Community Road-Before and After
Thursday, 2nd August 2018
The Story of Doe Community and SSF Collabo   Courtesy: Paul M. Full story

President Weah and Public Works Minister consulting on possibility of connecting Doe Community to Clara Town
Tuesday, 31st July 2018
President George Weah has mandated Public Works Minister to ensure that all feeder roads in Monrovia are paved. Full story

Photo of the newly constructed Somalia Drive
Thursday, 31st May 2018
Bringing Dignity & Durability To Liberia’s Road Infrastructure    By: Paul M Kanneh   As a resident of Matadi, I had to pay routine visit to my elder sister who then lived Gardnersville. Full story

Partial View of Participants at the Conference
Thursday, 17th May 2018
The Ministry of Public Works through its Infrastructure Implementation Unit (IIU) on Thursday, May 17, 2018 held a bidders’ conference with development partners. Full story

Minister Nyenpan and team briefly inspecting damaged section of Doe Community Road
Sunday, 6th May 2018
Rehabilitation Work On Doe’s Community Road Begins Monday    The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Public Works will commence full rehabilitation of the much talked about Doe’s Community Road on Monday of this week. Full story

Public Works Minister Delivering a special remark as their Japanese Counterparts look on.
Friday, 4th May 2018
-Phase 2 Of Somalia Drive Project Kicks Off   The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Public Works and its Japanese counterparts on Friday, May 4, 2018 kicked off a Pre-Construction Quality Control (CQC) Meeting aimed at jumpstarting physical work on Phase 2 of Somalia Drive in Monrovia. Full story

Min. Nyenpan in his conference room analyzing documents.
Wednesday, 2nd May 2018
Sets 48 Hours Ultimatum    It appears that the current Public Works’ administration understands exactly some of the problems that have been impeding government’s function over the years. Full story

The once infamous Kanbolahun Hill considerably cut down in shape.
Sunday, 22nd April 2018
-Traveling Time Reduces To 45 Minutes    Popularly known to be among bad roads in the country for the last 3-years, the Voinjama to Kolahun Highway has taken a satisfactory shape for vehicular and other motorists’ movement due to ongoing rehabilitation work under the Government of Liberia road maintenance program. Full story

Min. Nyenpan receiving certificate from Media Group
Thursday, 19th April 2018
A pro-democracy group, African Media Network of Liberia in partnership with the Independent Civil Society Network on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 honored Liberia’s Public works Minister Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan for his dedication and commitment to duty. Full story

Recent Photo of Timbo River Bridge
Tuesday, 17th April 2018
Public Works Assures Public    Authorities at the Ministry of Public Works says it is doing everything possible to arrest the situation at Timbo River Bridge. Full story

Min Nyenpan flank by his deputies and representatives of LCG after the meeting
Monday, 16th April 2018
Five members visiting delegation from the Liaoning Provincial Urban-Rural construction Group Co. Full story

Asst. Minister Chesson at Stakeholders Dialogue
Wednesday, 28th March 2018
Jefferson Chesson Raps On Chellenges In WASH Sector      Assistant Public Works Minister for Administration Jefferson Chesson says, about 93% of Liberians living in rural communities do not have access to enough drinking water for domestic use. Full story

Min.Nyenpan addressing his staff
Tuesday, 27th March 2018
It appears that Liberia’s Public Works Minister Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan is one Liberian who “talks and do”. Full story

Acting Min J. Jeferson Chesson Shakes hands with SIDA Area Manager after meeting
Thursday, 22nd March 2018
The Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) has asked the government of Liberia through the Ministry of Public Works to consider submitting priorities on the Greenville-Barclayville Road for possible intervention by the international development agency. Full story

Min. Nyenpan & Japanese officials during opening of the bid in Tokyo
Monday, 12th March 2018
At long last, bidding process for the selection of reputable firm to construct the second phase of Somalia Driver has gotten underway in Tokyo. Full story

Min. Nyenpan & team in a round table discussion with local MPW staff in Barclayville
Tuesday, 6th March 2018
Greenville-Barclayville Road Tops Agenda     Mobutu Vlah Nyenpan is among few CDC government officials who seems to be translating his support for the pro poor agenda from mere talks to practicality. Full story

MPW Structure Engineer talks technical talks to Min Nyenpan
Sunday, 4th March 2018
Liberia’s Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan and team have ended day 1 of day 3 assessment exercise. Full story

MPW & WHH delegation at a round table discussion
Sunday, 4th March 2018
Authorities of the Ministry of Public Works and Welt-Hunger-Hilfe-Liberia have both shared perspectives on rural development related projects in Liberia. Full story

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