May 13, 2010, 11:35 AM
Reliable sources have informed this paper that Kebba S. Touray, former finance minister, has been appointed Gambia’s ambassador to Morocco. He will also be covering Tunisia and Algeria.
Mr Touray was Gambia’s ambassador to Spain.
In 2012, he joined the Cabinet as Minister of Trade. From 2013 to March 2015 he was Minister of Finance. In the same month of March this year he was appointed Ambassador to Morocco.
He replaces Ebrima Jarju.
In a related development, Abubacarr Jah, head of chancery at the Gambia embassy in Malaysia, is overseeing the embassy. He replaced Fatou Mass Jobe.
Furthermore, Retired Colonel Samsideen Sarr, who was the Commander of the Gambia Army fifteen years ago and is presently based in the US, is now appointed deputy permanent representative of The Gambia at the UN.
Meanwhile, there are several ambassadorial posts to be filled such as in Senegal, Malaysia, Nigeria, the US, and Venezuela.