Oct 10, 2012, 10:32 AM
The United Kingdom and Gambia Tuesday agreed to continue the relationship between the two countries based on dialogue and consolidation of mutual interests.
According to UK?s minister for Africa, Henry Bellingham, who met Gambia's foreign minister Dr. Momodou Tangara Tuesday, the two countries agreed that their relationship should continue to be one of dialogue and consolidation of mutual interests.
This was contained in a press release from the British High Commission in Banjul issued to this paper yesterday.
Speaking after the meeting, Minister Bellingham said: "Minister Tangara and I had an extremely useful and wide-ranging exchange on the current state of UK-Gambia relations.
"Our discussion covered issues such as trade and investment, tourism, counter-narcotics cooperation, defence training, and human rights.
"We also discussed the UK's role in the European Union?s relationship with The Gambia, as well as UK's contribution to other international financial institutions.
"We agreed that our relationship should continue to be one of dialogue and consolidation of mutual interests."