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Jammeh to embark on ‘dialogue with the people’ tour today

Jun 10, 2013, 9:55 AM

In line with his constitutional mandate, President Yahya Jammeh is expected to embark on a nationwide dialogue with the people tour starting today, Monday 10th June 2013.

The tour, which comes once or twice annually is, among others, expected to avail the President the opportunity to meet with the people, know their concerns and work towards addressing them.

It will also give the President the opportunity to assess development projects on the ground.

According to the tour itinerary, President Jammeh will be holding meetings in selected towns and villages in the provinces, including Farafenni, Kaur, Jangjangbureh, Gambissara, and Basse, among others.

The tour will end in Banjul on 30th June with a masquerade competition and cultural jamboree.

Meanwhile, the Gambian President and delegation will later today cross River Gambia to the other bank of the river. The President and delegation will cross over to Barra as day one of his Dialogue With the People tour gears into motion.

The Gambian leader is expected to be engaged in a series of activities including the inauguration of projects in various parts of the country.

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