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77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77) - President Barrow Calls for More Action in Climate Financing

Climate financing is a challenge for many developing countries and investing in it could create difficult options for many Africans

Addressing a forum on Tuesday, 20th September on mobilising climate financing on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York, President Barrow said countries should raise investments and focus on saving and protecting lives, and the ecosystems. The President cited the recent floods as ‘one of the…

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The Gambia-United Arab Emirates (UAE) Seek New Areas of Cooperation

The two leaders discussed the UAE's participation in the use of port operators in the maritime domain, ratification of the UAE and The Gambia treaty, agricultural development, funding of OIC projects, and the situation of Gambian detainees in the UAE

H.E President Adama Barrow, on Monday, 19th September 2022, received the Minister of State of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Shakhbut Bin Nahyan Bin Mubarak, while in New York to participate in the UNGA77.   During the meeting that was meant to strengthen the already existing relations between their two…

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President Barrow Presides Over Swearing-in of First-Ever Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) Council

The selection of the council is a major step forward in the Security Sector Reform framework

His Excellency President Adama Barrow has reiterated his government’s support for strengthening the capacity and professionalism of the members of the Gambia Armed Forces during the swearing-in ceremony of members of the First Gambia Armed Forces Council, held on Friday 16th September 2022, at the Statehouse in Banjul. President Barrow said…

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Eight Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD8): President Barrow Discusses Inclusive Development in The Gambia with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator

Japan had committed Thirty billion dollars ($30bn) to support Africa's development, and UNDP is part of the planning process and monitoring of the deployment and utilization of these resources

His Excellency President Adama Barrow received Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Africa, in audience as part of his engagements at the just-completed TICAD8 in Tunisia. The purpose of the meeting was for the UNDP to initiate a strategic bilateral discussion with President Barrow to…

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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…