Diab has been appointed Gambian Ambassador to Malaysia and other countries in
the ASEAN region, i.e. Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Brunei
Darussalam, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.
Madam Diab’s appointment was effective 16 May 2017 and it is on contract basis for an initial period of two years.
She is a former nominated National Assembly member during the regime of Yahya Jammeh and now a stalwart of the United Democratic Party (UDP).
Several similar ambassadorial appointments were made by President Barrow.