6th June 2019: Declaring the UK-Sierra Leone Trade and Investment Conference in London formerly opened by His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio, the Chief Executive Officer of the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA), Mr. Sheku Lexmond Koroma, assured about three hundred investors of safe investment landscape in Sierra Leone.
In his speech, CEO Koroma named SLIEPA as the legal Agency established by Parliament to promote investment and export in Sierra Leone; noting that the Agency remains the primary entry point for investors in the country. He assured the investors of safe and conducive investment atmosphere, but as well advised them to pass through SLIEPA for safe facilitation leading to the establishment of their investment.
He added that their investments will be protected for there is an Aftercare Unit in SLIEPA which continues providing services to investors after establishment.
The Investor’s Guide launched today is a Private Sector Perspective on the Sierra Leone Investment Landscape developed by Herbert Smith Freehills in partnership with SLIEPA. The purpose of this document is to identify and describe arears of opportunity for investment in Sierra Leone.