Being a leader who cares for progress and economic growth in Sierra Leone, Dr. Richard Konteh will use any opportunity to meet with lawmakers, business communities and investors anywhere he goes.
In August 2019, Dr. Richard Konteh visited friends and family in Pennsylvania, USA. Being a leader who cares for progress and economic growth in Sierra Leone, he used the opportunity to meet with lawmakers, the business community and investors. One of these meetings was with Lloyd Kenneth Smucker, the American politician from Pennsylvania currently serving as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district.
During the meeting, Dr. Richard Konteh emphasizes that International relations and trade continues to be a bright spot in Sierra Leone’s economy. And many international businesses and NGOs have enjoyed tremendous success in Sierra Leone. He mentioned that the international community has been a strong part of growth and progress in Sierra Leone. Dr. Konteh expresses his intentions to run for the presidency in the 2023 general and presidential elections in Sierra Leone. If he is successful, he will facilitate more international relations and trade, and he will make it very easy for investors to set up businesses in Sierra Leone.
In his remarks, congressman Lloyd Smucker expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to meet with Dr. Richard Konteh, and that he is grateful that Dr. Konteh made time to talk with him about very important potential international relations and trade in Sierra Leone. The congressman stated that he is looking forward to continuing this relationship and to future meetings with Dr. Richard Konteh.