Dec 15, 2009, 3:02 PM
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou Saturday ended his four-day visit to The Gambia, agreeing with his Gambian counterpart, President Yahya Jammeh, to work closely in future to promote world peace and prosperity.
In a joint communiqué read by the ministers of foreign affairs of The Gambia and the Republic of China on Taiwan, Dr Momodou Tangara and Timothy Yang respectively, at State House on Saturday, the two leaders agreed that all nations should, based on the principles of sovereignty and equality, work to resolve international disputes through dialogue, negotiation and other peaceful means.
Ma, who arrived in
During the visit, the two presidents exchanged views, in a brotherly atmosphere, on various matters of mutual concern and on strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
to the communiqué, President Jammeh commended President Ma for his remarkable
achievements in pursuing a policy of viable diplomacy, which has greatly
reduced tensions across the
Ma recognized President jammeh’s great efforts in developing The Gambia and
promoting the welfare of the Gambian people, and took the opportunity to
express his gratitude to the Government of the
the other hand, President Jammeh expressed his appreciation for the assistance
Jammeh also reaffirmed his support for the bid that
on behalf of the government and people of The Gambia welcomed President Ma for
his first visit as Head of State of the Republic of China (
President Ma expressed his gratitude to President Jammeh for the courtesies and warm welcome accorded to him by the government and people of The Gambia, during his stay.