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Barrow receives GCCI officials, sub-regional delegates

Apr 21, 2017, 10:54 AM

A six-man delegation comprising executives of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and their Senegalese and Malian counterparts on Wednesday 19 April 2017 paid a courtesy-call on His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, at the seat of government in Fajara.

In an interview with GRTS, the president of the GCCI, Muhammed Jagana, said they were at the Presidency to pay a courtesy-call on His Excellency, President Barrow. 

Mr Jagana said further that GCCI invited Mr Serigne Mboob and Ahmadou Giggeh, presidents of the Kaolack and the Malian Chambers of Commerce, respectively as special guests.

The aim is to help boost business relations amongst ECOWAS member countries. 

Reacting to the visit, the visiting businessmen said they were impressed by President Barrow’s humility and quest to work on strategies that will integrate the economy of the three countries; and the West African sub-region as a whole.

The visit was part of GCCI’s golden jubilee celebrations which also includes an international trade-fare being hosted at the Independence Stadium.

Source: Office of the President