Aug 20, 2021, 1:10 PM
Her Excellency, the Vice President, Dr. Isatou Touray, says in the absence of peace, policies cannot be actualised.
Hon. Scotland is in Banjul as head of the Commonwealth delegation to President Barrow’s second inauguration ceremony held on January 19th.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General pledged her Secretariat’s full support to The Gambia. She made the remarks following her audience with President Barrow. Honourable Scotland applauded the conduct of the presidential election which she referred to as free and fair. She commended President Barrow’s inaugural speech for being inclusive of all Gambians. She also praised Gambia’s reengagement with the Commonwealth as a positive move that will benefit the country and its people in many ways.
In another development, Emperor Naruhito of Japan is amongst the latest world leaders to extend a message of well wishes and happiness for H.E President Barrow and the prosperity of the people of the Gambia.
The Japanese Prime Minister His Excellency Kishida Fumio also congratulated President Barrow for his reelection.
Also, President Barrow received another message of best wishes from His Excellency, Alassane Ouattara President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire.
Lawyers and activists from Gambia and around the world today insisted that any recommendations by the Gambian Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) for the prosecution of abusive officials be followed by a process of criminal accountability.
Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has extended its outreachprogramme on tax system to the School of Journalism and Digital Media at the University of The Gambia (UTG).
In their quest to creating social cohesion for a peaceful Gambia, the Office of National Security in collaboration with the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), on Thursday began a six day training of security personnel on Social Cohesion for Peace Building at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Senegambia.