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Imam Pa Njie is new Gambia Ambassador to Senegal

Jul 12, 2016, 1:52 PM

Reliable sources have told this paper that Imam Pa Njie of Pipeline Mosque has been appointed Gambia’s Ambassador to Senegal.

Imam Pa Njie, a career diplomat, joined the diplomatic service in 1980 in Saudi Arabia at The Gambia’s Embassy in Saudi Arabia.

He was first appointed second secretary then first secretary and then consul at the Embassy.

Imam Njie was also consul from 1992 to 1995 at the Gambia Embassy in Dakar. He returned to Saudi Arabia at the Embassy as consul, and then head of chancery.

He became the first consul general in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in 1998. In 2000 he was appointed Gambia Ambassador to Qatar and the Gulf States until 2002.

Imam Njie is bilingual, speaking Arabic and English. He studied in Syria where he graduated in the faculty of Letters of the University of Damascus.