VP laid foundation stone for French school

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The vice president and minister of Women’s Affairs, Aja Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang, on Friday laid a foundation stone for French school in the perimeter of Alliance Française in Banjul.

The ceremony was held at Alliance Française in Banjul, as part of the 70 years celebration of the Alliance and was graced by the French ambassador to Senegal overseeing The Gambia, Senegalese ambassador and other dignitaries of the Alliance Française.

VP Jallow-Tambajang challenged adult learners to register with the Alliance Française and learn the French language, saying age doesn’t stop one from learning.

She thanked Alliance for their wonderful work in the country and promised that the government will give them its fullest support and will always open its gate for private sectors to come on board and play their quarter.

The director of Alliance Française, Claude Poggioli explained that as alliance celebrates 70 years in the country, they have made so many good contributions to nation development and promised to continue the good work as they are known for; by providing French classes and other cultural activities.

Author: Pa Modou Cham
Source: Picture: Aja Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang