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President Barrow Embarks on Meet the People Tour

Nov 14, 2019, 12:22 PM

State House, Banjul, 13th Novemberber 2019 - In fulfillment of section 222 (15) of the 1997  Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow will  embark on a nationwide tour of the country to dialogue and assess the condition of the people  and gather first hand information on the impact of government policies on their lives.

During this period, the president is expected to chair over 44 public meetings, and spot visits to development projects relating to agriculture, education, health care, youth entrepreneurship  throughout the country. The president will use the opportunity to reiterate his call for unity, social cohesion, and harmony in the pursuit of peace, security and socio-economic and political  progress of the country. He will also engage with the members of the public on the government’s  development blueprint – the National Development Plan, particularly the President’s priority  areas. 

For the first part of the tour, the presidential delegation will hold meetings in North Bank Region  and Central River Region-North, while the rest of Week One will be spent in the Upper River  Region.

Over the weekend, the delegation will stop in parts of the CRR South and Lower River Region.  The final leg of the tour will take place in the West Coast Region, Kanifing Municipality, and the  Greater Banjul Area with a mega meeting in the City of Banjul.