Sierra Leone Ministers of Transport and Aviation Leonard B Koroma and Lands Country Planning and the Environment Musa Tarawally sign a Memorandum Of Understanding in Moscow with Rail Standard Services (Africa) for the construction of a Multi Billion Dollar National Railway Network in Sierra Leone .
International investor confidence in Sierra Leone and the leadership of President Ernest Bai Koroma was given a boost in Moscow today with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a multi billion dollar cargo and passenger national railway network in Sierra Leone linking Guinea and Liberia eventually .
The signing ceremony took place at the Chancery of the Sierra Leone Embassy in Moscow between Russia Rail Standard Services (Africa) and the government of Sierra Leone .
The Minister of Transport and Aviation Leonard Balogun Koroma and the Minister of Lands Housing and the Environment , Musa Tarawally signed on behalf of the Sierra Leone Government while Mr. Sergei Lipatov
and Mr. Anatoly G. Kozlov signed on behalf of Russia Rail Standard Services ( Africa) .
Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Russia H. E. John Yambasu and Embassy staff witnessed the ceremony .
The project in full operation is expected to create 15,000 plus direct jobs and enhance the transportation of people and goods , particularly the export of our agricultural and mineral resources .
Tomorrow , Ministers Logus Koroma and Musa Tarawally will meet with officials if the Russian Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health .