Jan 20, 2021, 12:20 PM
“It can be recalled that on 19th May, 2020, President Barrow closed the air, land and sea borders of The Gambia to protect citizens and residents from the devastating impacts of the global Coronavirus disease.
However, due to ongoing reconstruction and modernisation of the Banjul International Airport (BIA) and consistent with stringent international aviation best practices, the BIA is expected to resume full scale operations by the 31st October, 2020.
Equally, based on the technical advice of the Covid-19 and National Health Emergency Committees and subject to the specific guidelines of The Public Health (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Protection Regulations, 2020, President Barrow hereby relaxes the restrictions governing night clubs and casinos throughout The Gambia.”
The first deputy governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Dr. Seeku A.K. Jabbie, has disclosed from the World Health Organisation (WHO), report that approximately 1.35 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes globally.
Dr. Isatou Touray, the vice president of The Gambia has reaffirmed the government of The Gambia is commitment to addressing malnutrition, social protection issues, and poverty and food insecurity.
The minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, Fatou Kinteh has underscored the role and contribution of women in national development, stating that the country cannot develop without empowering the women.