"Push For Liberia" program is a non-profitable private organization created by Mr. **Selahattin YILMAZ in 2017, who is the owner of Sampiyon Filter Corporation that has its own operations in 87 different countries worldwide. Yilmaz has linked and placed quiet enough investors especially to various West Africa countries where he has his own personal and commercial network community such in countries like Liberia, Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Togo, Mali etc. besides his ongoing business.
Linking Turkish investor corporates and individuals to recognize and finally realize to invest, discover the enormous potential one of the untapped markets in Africa, our Liberia.
Program targets on creating and expanding strong, long-term, fruitful, beneficial social and economic relations between our two countries such as financing, infrastructure, road & highways, harbor rehabilitation and expansion, health & science, affordable houses are as the programs first priorities to be taken care of.
Decreasing the commercial deficit of Liberia by importing value added commodities from Liberia to Turkey or any other countries where Liberia would gain more value compare to its current terms and conditions as well as profitability is an another one of the important goals of this program.
To contribute, support for those Liberian Citizens, live in Turkey when there is a need so. Providing the Liberian community to save for their expenses by the time their stay in Turkey such as F&B, transportation, transferring know-how, innovation, facilitate scholarships for locals, donating various different merchandise what Liberians are in need of are some of activities that we could name.
Basically this program is a volunteering social responsibility for Mr. Yilmaz and his entire team to link the boundaries' together, not only between Liberia & Turkey but with Liberia and other 87 different countries where he personally has either business and/or personal network.
"Push for Liberia" program will be the official organization to promote Liberia's investment opportunities to the global business community for providing assistance to investors before, during, and after their entry into Liberia.
Our program aims to directly report to the responsible Ministry in Charge;
'Push for Liberia' is in charge of encouraging investments that are needed for the further macro-economic and social-economics development of Liberia.
To this end, 'Push for Liberia' program supports high-technology, value-added, and employment-generating investments with its facilitation and follow-up services during whole processes of relevant investments.
Active on a global scale, 'Push for Liberia' program will operate with a network of local consultants based in countries such as Turkey, U.A.E., Egypt, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Qatar and Germany.
Push for Liberia program will offers an extensive range of services to investors through a one-stop-shop approach, ensuring that they obtain optimal results from their investments in Liberia. Push for Liberia program team of professionals will be able to assist investors in a variety of languages, including English, Arabic, French, German and Kurdish.
The Program will work on highly confidential basis, as well as combining the private sector approach with the backing of all governmental bodies,
'Push for Liberia' program's free-of-charge services will include the following:
'Push For Liberia' program will offer consultancy services to various investors. This will include general and customized business information, such as providing updates and guidance on the latest laws and regulations with respect to FDI, establishing a business in Liberia, sector-specific and macroeconomic data, state incentives, operational costs, taxation, as well as detailed industry analysis and market reports in various sectors in an effort to help Turkish and Global investors fully comprehend the potential of the Liberian economy and market.
One of the essential services to be provided by "Push for Liberia" program, to newcomers and the existing investor community in Liberia is the coordination and maintenance of relationships with governmental bodies, local authorities, business associations, and other stakeholders such as universities, service providers, and non-governmental organizations. Push for Liberia program will play a key role in facilitation of organizing B2B, BZC, B2G and CZG meetings, functioning as a bridge between the government, private sector, investor and individuals. In order to provide smooth entry into Liberia, "Push for Liberia" program will assist with the initial introductory connections and meetings with potential suppliers, customers, and service providers based upon the needs of the related investment projects and investors.
Business Facilitation Services
Services to be offered for projects that fall under "Push for Liberia" program field of responsibility involve assisting investors through the bureaucratic processes and procedures and following all stages of the investment processes with them. The latter involves assistance with establishing business operations, work and resident permit applications, incentive applications, environmental impact assessment processes, and other relevant licensing procedures. Every phase will be handled with a result- oriented, tailor-made approach aimed at facilitating and accelerating bureaucratic procedures from beginning to end and step by step.
Site Selection Support
"Push for Liberia" program site selection team will take the lead on all investment related processes, including searching for available suitable sites and conducting studies on lands and gathering required information about costs of acquisition, electricity connection, natural gas, water supply, and other utilities. "Push for Liberia" program support for site selection services is not limited to desk-research, but also includes holding site visits with investors, following up infrastructure work, coordinating land development, and collecting all related data and information on-site with regard to feasibility.
Investment Delegation Visits
"Push for Liberia" program will provide investors with logistical support for their visits to Liberia. "Push for Liberia" program team of professionals will not only organize meetings with the business community and governmental bodies, it also plans to promote and coordinate trips for investors, allowing them to have peace of mind during their visits. "Push for Liberia" program helps investors to find a suitable location for accommodation and provides transfers from the airport to the hotel and meeting locations.
Project Launch Services
Push for Liberia program will offer project launch services for investors that decide to invest in Liberia. These services include creating and distributing press releases to mark the announcement of investments, organizing ground breaking and inauguration ceremonies, and other related P.R. activities for the launch of the investment.
Partnership Development Assistance
When it comes to international investments, cooperation between international and local companies may be very beneficial for both sides. "Push for Liberia" program will assist both multinational and Liberian companies to find suitable partners for possible Joint Ventures and Mergers &Acquisit'ions (M&As), and projects to be run in Liberia.
Push for Liberia program will not abandon investors after their operations are established, it will continue to stay in contact with investors on a regular basis in order to ensure that every phase in the continuing life cycle of their businesses go smoothly. Whenever an investor in Liberia will have an investment-related issue, "Push for Liberia" program will provide a wide range of exclusive aftercare services, such as mediation between the government and investors, expansion assistance, workshops and surveys about the investment climate, and policy advocacy regarding the investment climate.
H.E. Selahattin YILMAZ
Honorary Consul General of
the Republic of Liberia