According to the news agency allAfrica, authorities from the Port of Houston, Texas have entered an agreement with the National Port Authorities (NPA) to revamp various Liberian ports that were affected by the 1999–2003 civil war.
Part of the delegation from Houston who were on an assessment of the ports are business people who expressed desire to bring more businesses to Liberia. The delegation also visited the National Housing Authority (NHA), a group of 77 disabled communities, and the business community for assessments.
The Houston Port will focus on four areas: capacity building, security framework, passenger transportation framework, and infrastructure development. The Houston Port has also had an agreement for technical and human resource assistance to the ports of Liberia.
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