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Commonwealth Secretary General in Banjul

Apr 24, 2012, 2:17 PM

The Secretary General of the Commonwealth Karmalesh Sharma arrived in the Gambia Sunday evening at the start of a two-day working visit.

The top Commonwealth official, who was greeted at Banjul International Airport by top government officials, Monday met with the Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs, Isatou Njie Saidy, at State House in Banjul.

Discussions between the Vice President and the Commonwealth Secretary General, according to media reports, centered on means of deepening The Gambia’s engagement with the Commonwealth, especially in institutional strengthening.