On March 28, 2012, During Vice President Boakai’s visit to the United States for the Liberia and U.S. Business Summit 2012, the delegation including H. E. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Vice President, Republic of Liberia, Hon. William V. S. Bull, Liberian Ambassador to the U. S., Hon. Cynthia Lynn Blandford, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Liberia (Georgia), Hon. Miata Beysolow, Minister of Commerce & Industry, the Hon. Ciata Bishop, Executive Director, National Investment Commission, Hon. T. Nelson Williams, Managing Director, Liberian Petroleum Refinery Company, the Hon. Mary Broh, Acting Mayor of the City of Monrovia, Hon. Cherif Abdallah or the Liberia Chamber of Commerce and as well as other key officials, visited the King Center and laid a wreath on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s tomb accompanied by his daughter Reverend Bernice King.
Following the visit to the King Center the Liberian Delegation had the pleasure of visiting the Carter Center. The delegation met with key members of the Carter Center to discuss ongoing special projects being undertaken by the Center in collaboration with the Liberian government to address capacity-building in the areas of mental health and democracy. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter greeted the delegation before they were given a private tour of the Carter Presidential Library.