Liberians to get Schengen visa

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The Liberian government has been told that its citizens would be  given Schengen visa in Monrovia commencing from  September 16, 2019. The issuance will take place  at the French Embassy in Monrovia.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release Tuesday.  Liberia’s  Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton Findley commended the French Ambassador to Liberia Terence Wills for his effort in working this process.

Prior to this, Liberians used to travel outside of the country to apply for visa. The number of Liberians that apply for Schengen visa are many. Details have not been given yet. The Schengen countries are  part of the 26 members of the European nations.

The Schengen  Courtiers are; Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Under the Schengen agreement, transiting from one country to another within the Schengen area is done without border controls. The Schengen visa makes it possible to visit all the countries in the Schengen area and to cross internal borders without further formalities.

The area is named after the 1985 Schengen Agreement.

 

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Reuben Sei Waylaun Managing Editor A trained Liberian journalist and Administrator with over eight active years in mainstream media. He has worked with both the electronic and print media as radio producer, newscaster, reporter, News Editor, Editor-In-Chief, and Managing Editor respectively. He has a very good understanding of the Liberian media and very good working relations with media houses across the country and good at lobbying with his peers and above at all times. Reuben is a graduate of the University of Liberia with BPA in PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT with emphasis in Development Planning Administration & Public Policy. In Management, he has emphasis in Human Resource management, Small Business Management and Business law respectively
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