New British High Commissioner to takeover in August 2020

Jun 11, 2020, 12:10 PM

Mr. David Belgrove OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of The Gambia in succession to Ms Sharon Wardle who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment, a news release from British High Commission states.

Mr. Belgrove would take up his appointment during August 2020.

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