Nov 4, 2020, 12:44 PM
The press conference was coordinated by Ministry of Information & Communication Infrastructure (MOICI) through the Office of the Government Spokesperson.
“Renovation works at the main terminal building are near completion, in time for the start of the 2020/2021 tourist season.”
“The refurbished main terminal building will provide more space for both passengers and luggage handling at the arrival and departure halls, and will also have more space for offices, shops and a VIP hall, in the upper floor.”
Similarly, the Control Tower of the airport has been refurbished, upgraded and fitted with new communication gadgets for Air Traffic Controllers.
The online press conference also revealed that refurbishment project at the Banjul International Airport is aimed at improving the working environment at the airport, making it more secure, effective, efficient and competitive.
“When the airport is re-opened, preventive and mitigation measures will be in place in order to enhance safe and efficient operations of air transport, passengers, pilots and crews.”
Former minister of Local Government and the administrative secretary of United Democratic Party (UDP), Lamin Ndambu Dibba, passed away on Saturday, 14 November, 2020.
State House, Banjul, July 1, 2020 – The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Major General Yankuba A. Drammeh has said that the Commander-in-Chief, President Adama Barrow is very much passionate and committed to the cause of The Gambia Armed Forces.