The President and founding father of the Liberia Heritage Tour, Ms. Caroline Nelson Barnard has disclosed plans to host a “Yee Blee Competition” in Liberia in February 2021. “Whereas I’m conscious of the various issues that we now have in Liberia, all of them are generic to nations all over the world”, she famous.
Addressing scores of presidency officers, and dignitaries over the weekend on the First Province Baptist Church in Monrovia, Ms. Barnard stated specializing in the issues alone is not going to clear up them, however recognizing the issues and fixing them is one of the simplest ways.
In keeping with her, the phrase Yee Blee is a phrase from the Bassa vernacular, that means “Come House.” She famous the aim of the Yee Blee Competition is to deliver 1000’s of Liberians, Africans and lovers of Africa to Liberia yearly, starting February 2021.
Ms. Bernard continued that the aim of the Liberia Heritage Tour is to deliver improvement to the nation through tourism. “We imagine that if we use the regulation of enormous quantity to leap begin the tourism trade in Liberia, we are able to create jobs and alter worldwide narrative about Liberia.”
She defined that by making use of the big quantity idea, the Liberia Heritage Tour hopes to deliver at the very least 2,500 visitors in February, saying that every visitor will spend at the very least US$2,500, on native travels, tour, live shows, meals, cultural exhibits, events, artwork and crafts that might see a least US$ 6.2 million infused within the financial system immediately inside one month.
The LLC president identified that such infusion of money would enhance financial actions and assist to create wealth after the devastating impact of the Coronavirus. The Yee Blee Competition might be characterised by commemoration of the tip of the Transatlantic Slave Commerce with black historical past in Liberia excursions, stated Ms Barnard.
She disclosed that the competition is being deliberate in partnership with a number of establishments, together with the Liberian Tourism Affiliation and the Nationwide Enterprise Ladies Affiliation, amongst others.