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President Barrow Declares Assumption Day as Public Holiday

President Barrow urges all Gambians to continue to adhere to the principles of tolerance and peaceful co-existence

His Excellency President Adama Barrow, acting under Section 76 (1) of the Constitution (1997) of the Republic of The Gambia, is pleased to declare Monday, 15th August 2022 as a Public Holiday throughout The Gambia, in observance of the Christian feast of Assumption of Mary (Sang Marie). President Barrow urges…

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President Barrow Calls for Mass Registration for Biometric Birth Certificate, Health Insurance Scheme

The scheme would ease the challenges people face when they are sick and will provide necessary solutions

President Adama Barrow has called on Gambians and residents to come out in numbers and register for the newly introduced biometric birth certificate and Health Insurance Scheme after successfully registering into the new electronic Civil Registry and Vital Statistics and National Health Insurance Scheme at the State House in Banjul…

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Gambia-Korea Partnership Seeks to Double Rice Production to Curb Food Insecurity

The rice variety, when successful in The Gambia, can double the country’s current rice production capacity

President Adama Barrow, Friday, 24th June 2022, received a delegation led by the Korean Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E. Kim Ji-Joon, at the State House in Banjul.  The team was in Banjul to announce the delivery of sample rice seeds to increase rice production in the country.  Ambassador Ji-Joon said…

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President Barrow Decorates 12 GAF Officers

President Barrow congratulated the newly promoted officers challenging them to make use of their positions to “reinforce the success and efficiency of the Army”

President Adama Barrow Friday 24th June 2022, decorated 12 officers of the Gambia Armed Forces to the ranks of Commander and Lieutenant Colonel respectively, in a ceremony held at the State House in Banjul.  President Barrow congratulated the newly promoted officers challenging them to make use of their positions to…

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President Barrow Appoints New Minister of Communication & Digital Economy

Mr. Bah holds a BS in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix, in 2004, an MSc in Systems and Networking Management, and an MBA in Business Administration from the Golden Gate University of California

The General Public is hereby informed that His Excellency President Adama Barrow in exercise of the powers conferred on him under Sections 71(1) and 71(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, has appointed Mr Ousman A. Bah as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, effective Friday, 24th…