Jul 18, 2022, 2:26 PM
The new minister of Information, Lamin Queen Jammeh and delegation visited The Point Newspaper on Friday as part of a familiarisation tour of institutions under his watch.
According to a memo sent to all permanent secretaries, such attitude will not be accepted, adding that the heads of department should address this in accordance with General Order 12209 and Public Service Commission Regulation 46’.
“Heads of MDAs are hereby put on notice that His Excellency the President will henceforth be embarking on unannounced visits to MDAs and heads whose staff are unjustifiably absent will be sanctioned.”
“In the same vein, the Personnel Management Office is hereby requested to carry out routine inspections of MDAs in this regard and report any MDA found wanting,” Mr. Touray stated.
ECOWAS Citizens in the Gambia (ECOCIG) in collaboration with the ECOWAS Permanent Mission have concluded a three day nationwide awareness campaign on the activities of ECOWAS and ECOWAS citizens as well as Covid-19.
As The Gambia experiences infrastructural challenges in its seaports resulting in many cargos being discharged in Senegalese ports, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Trade, Lamin Dampha, has told The Point that this could have been a gain to the country.