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Participants, sponsors of beach fishing championship awarded

Apr 21, 2016, 11:31 AM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

Fish The Gambia has recently awarded certificates of participation to 14 anglers (fishermen and women) who participated in the 5th edition of the Gambia Beach Fishing Championship held on 14-17 April 2016.

Thanks to the sponsorship of partners within the hotel industry, Fish The Gambia was able to organised the four-day event.

Apart from the participants, certificates of appreciation were presented to the sponsors of the championship.

Among the awarded sponsors were Swiss Boutique Hotel and Swiss Tavern Beach Bar and Restaurant in recognition of their sustainable fishing in The Gambia.

Receiving certificates on behalf of Swiss Boutique Hotel and Swiss Bar and Restaurant, Rotarian Sainey Manneh, chief executive office, expressed appreciation over the award.

He said the two enterprises are committed to sponsor more events to boost the country’s tourism industry, adding that sport fishing should be encouraged for it has the potential to attract more tourists to The Gambia.

Mr Manneh called on every Gambian to contribute his or her quota to the development of the tourism industry for it is one of the most vibrant industries in the country.