Oct 11, 2013, 9:17 AM
More than four hundred Libya-based Gambians have so far returned to The Gambia, since the evacuation process began about a week ago.
We welcome the returnees back home, and encourage them to acquire relevant Gambian national documents as soon as possible.
What we want the returnees to understand that once a Gambian you are always a Gambian, and that there is no place like home.
Also, our commendation goes to the authorities for facilitating the safe evacuation of Gambians in
Our commendation also goes to the Senegalese Embassy in
The support Senegalese authorities in
The Senegambian people are one and are culturally and naturally united and, as such, this relationship must be nurtured by all in the
The recent inflow of Casamance refugees into Gambian border villages in Foni and the reception accorded them by the host communities also is a manifestation of our natural ties.
Coming back to the Gambians who just returned from
We urge the authorities to intensify their efforts to ensure the remaining Gambians in
We use this platform to pray for peace and stability to return to the Great Socialist Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, for the betterment of the Libyan people and the world at large.
Similarly, we welcome the newly sworn-in United States Peace Corps volunteers to The Smiling Coast of