India’s president arrives today

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Ram Nath Kovind, the president of India is expected to arrive in Banjul today on a state visit. He is also expected to address the National Assembly on Wednesday 31 July 2019.

In connection with his visit, Ram Mohan, the honorary consular general of India to The Gambia has stated that The Gambia and India have very good relationship, describing it as ‘unshakable.’

Ram Mohan was speaking to The Point in an interview ahead of the much anticipated visit of the Indian President to The Gambia by the end of July. 

The relationship between the two countries, he declared, dated 50 years earlier and that since then, the two counties have been enjoying a good, cordial working relations.

“The two presidents will be discussing on so many issues; ranging from Education, Health and Agriculture,” he said. “The Indian government has provided scholarships to so many Gambians who are currently studying in different fields of studies – from graduate to post-graduate among others.”

He recalled that some years back, some Indian were in the country teaching Mathematics and Science in various schools in the country. “We used to have so many Indian companies in The Gambia and still others are existing. This clearly indicates that the two countries have good relations.” 

Author: Momodou Jawo & Kaddy Cham