Apr 22, 2020, 1:40 PM
Mr. Assane Diagne, director of RSF West Africa Office in Dakar yesterday told The Point Newspaper that The Gambia has moved 5 places forward in the World Press Index which re-groups 180 countries in the world.
As of 1st May 2020, D160 million has been released to the Ministry of Health, which is the spending authority on all COVID-19 related matters. The Ministry of Finance will continue to publish all future allocations and expenditures periodically.
Just as we have acted fast to mobilize adequate resources to ensure Gambians are protected from the deadly virus, the ministry, and the Gambia government by extension, reassures the public that it will continue to act in the best interest of the people at all times.
Karpowership energy company yesterday presented five ventilators worth about D6 million to the government of The Gambia.
Finance Minister Mamburay Njie has requested for additional time from the National Assembly’s Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) to submit the expenditure breakdown of the 143 million dalasis that he announced last week.
Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, the minister for Health has underscored the significant role of government in supporting the provision of affordable and quality health care for all Gambians.
Tech World, one of the leading petrol stations in the country over the weekend made a donation of 100 bags of rice to the communities of Sanyang and Gunjur as its contributions to complement feeding difficulties of needy families amid coronavirus pandemic.