Aug 4, 2008, 9:39 AM
A week-long seminar organised by the set committee of the West and
In his keynote address, the permanent secretary for works, construction and infrastructure, on behalf of the Secretary of State Mr. Bakary Houma, informed the participants that the third meeting of council of aviation ministers for the implementation of the Yamoussoukro decision, held in
Mr. Houma further stated that The Gambia, like other member states of the above MOU, has already integrated these three common regulations in the national legislation.
Mr. Houma noted that, the approval of these draft texts shall contribute to notable progress in free grant of tariff rights and air links between states, to remove all the bottlenecks to the full implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision and to establish a common air transport market in West and
For his part, the director general of civil aviation, Mr. Nfansu Bojang, reminded the forum of the urgent need for the committee to tighten their belts even in their drive to open the African skies and make air access as widely accessible as possible to our citizens and those visitors and investors wishing to travel to and within the continent.