Lafayette City Parish President Joey Durel announces that he will host the Liberian Ambassador, Jeremiah Sulenteh, this Friday.

The two plan to meet at Durel’s office at Lafayette City Hall at 10:30 a.m.

Ambassador Sulunteh will be in town along with the leaders of Change Agent Network to talk about thei issues including efforts to end civil war and their fight against Ebola.

Sulenteh is a professor, politician and administrator with a career of more than 30 years.

Sulenteh has held multiple jobs including:

Project Coordinator, Friends of Liberia, from 1995 to 1997

Accounts Service Representative, Royal Bank of Canada, from 1998 to 2000

Financial Aid Advisor, York University, Canada, from 2000, to 2002

Associate Vice President for Planning and Development, Cuttington University, Liberia from 2002 to 2005

Minister of Transport from 2006 to 2008

Minister of Post and Telecommunications from 2008 to 2010

Minister of Labor from 2010 to 2012

For information about the visit you can call Christophe Pilut or Vanessa Paredes at the Lafayette International Center at 291-5474 or email or