Mar 17, 2021, 1:04 PM
Legislators of the Public Enterprises Committee (PEC) in collaboration with Environment and Sustainable Development and NGO Affairs of the National Assembly, yesterday adopted the Petroleum Commission Bill 2020.
A financial analyst told this medium that the intervention of the governor was timely as businesses in general are not attractive as before due to the covid-19 pandemic.
"The reduction will add volume to sustain businesses and Governor Saidy should be commended for his bold initiative in making sure that the high interest rates have been reduced to allow businesses to flourish."
"Bank Managers should also be commended to response positively to the appeal of the governor at a time when covid-19 has killed businesses."
Karpowership energy company yesterday presented five ventilators worth about D6 million to the government of The Gambia.
The General Transport Union (GTU), after a nationwide familiarisation tour aimed at getting first hand information from its members about the challenges affecting them, has strongly urged The Gambia Police Force (GPF) to strictly stick to official checkpoints.