Qatari attorney general pledges support to Gambia

Monday, August 06, 2018

The attorney-general of the State of Qatar and a special advocate for United Nation Against Corruption, Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Almarri says Qatar wants to help The Gambia in its efforts to strengthen the rule of law in the country.

The Qatari attorney general was speaking to reporters on Friday shortly after meeting President Adama Barrow at State House.

As an advocate for the UN to combat and eradicate corruption, the legal minded Dr. Ali came to visit the country as a special guest from the Emir of Qatar.

“I am here as a special envoy from His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar to help The Gambia build a nation that will go through rule of law and anti-corruption”

He said his visit is to help The Gambia president and the country as a whole to combat corruption.

“I’d like to confirm that I’ from Doha, a special advocate for UN Against Corruption to help this country and Mr. President to build a state of rule of law and fight against corruption.”

He expressed his delight about meeting the Gambian leader saying: “I was honoured to meet the president this morning.”

Dr. Ali said during his discussion with the head of state that he came to realise that the president can help this nation.

“I’ve came to realise that His Excellency the president can do something for the nation and His Excellency the president can help this nation to go forward and further.”

Like many members of the international community would say upon visiting the country, Mr. Almarri said, The Gambia deserves support.

“I came to realise that His Excellency the president and the Gambians deserve support from the International Community.”

Author: Sankulleh Gibril Janko
Source: Picture: Dr. Ali Bin Fetais Almarri