Press Releases


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

Min. Nyenpan leading a team of engineers on the Logan Town-Mombo Town Road
Wednesday, 28th February 2018
With just six days in office, Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan has undertaken his first major inspection exercise of projects in Monrovia. Full story

Min. Nyenpan addressing the press shortly after the inspection exercise
Wednesday, 28th February 2018
“We will make sure that all major highways are passable come this rainy season”, says Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan. Full story

Min. Nyenpan in conversation with staff of CICO
Wednesday, 28th February 2018
Public Works Minister Calls For Quality Work    Liberia’s Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan has told contractors that President George Weah’s pro poor government policy will be of no use if roads around the country are not accessible year round. Full story

Min. Nyenpan and Team in conversation with Mr. Katsuhiko Nakamura
Thursday, 22nd February 2018
The Senior Manager of DAI NIPPON Construction Company, Katsuhiko Nakamura on Thursday, February 22, 2018 paid a courtesy call on Public Works Minister Mobutu Nyenpan. Full story

Min. Nyenpan briefing VP Taylor
Wednesday, 21st February 2018
Public Works minister Mobutu Nyenpan has presented his ministry 150 day action plan to Vice President Jewel Taylor and promised to timely execute same if the necessary supports are provided. Full story

Minister Nyenpan taking oath along with his deputies
Tuesday, 20th February 2018
Following an impressive deliberation before the senate committee on Public Works on Thursday, February 15, 2016, the Liberian Senate on Friday, February 16, 2018 unanimously voted to confirm Mobutu V. Full story

L-R is FCG-GOPA Team Leader Andres Per Olofsson & Min Nyenpan
Tuesday, 20th February 2018
Southeastern Feeder Road Project Tops Discussion    (Monrovia, February 20, 2018…. Full story

Minister Nyenpan deliberating at hearing
Monday, 19th February 2018
-Mobutu Tells Senate Committee On Public Works    “We will give priority to Liberian construction contractors and dedicate resources to the building of their capacity so as to enable them fairly compete with other companies in the industry”. Full story

Minister Nyenpan & deputy for Technical Services consult during hearing
Monday, 19th February 2018
-Says Minister Designate   Former LPRC Executive, Mabutu Nyenpan has told the Senate Committee on Public Works that when confirmed, he will transform Public Works into the technical ministry it ought to be. Full story

Minister Nyenpan & Sen. Teahjay share moment of joy at hearing
Monday, 19th February 2018
-Works Minister Designate Assures Legislators   Liberia’s Public Works Minister designate Mabutu Nyenpan has assured the Committee on Public Works that legislators will have unhindered access to his administration. Full story

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