Jun 20, 2022, 11:22 AM
The Foundation Against Trafficking and Irregular Migration has confirmed that on 18 June 2022, they repatriated home the second batch comprising two girls from the Middle East (Oman).
The meeting discussed comprehensive media support, including equipment and capacity development, for the national broadcasterin its natural disposition as the main broadcasting partner for the all-important global event. It was held at the grounds of the Secretariat and co-chaired by the Chief Executive Officer, OICGambia, and the Director-General, The Gambia Radio and Television Services.
''As the national broadcaster, particularly as the main broadcasting partner for the 2022 Summit, we will do the needful in our resource mobilisation drive to enhance their capacity to carry out their right role during the summit'', OICGambia CEO, Yankuba Dibba said.
‘’The OIC [project] is a legacy project, in the sense that, we want it to have a lasting and sustainable impact on all spheres of public life’’.
The GRTS management expressed readiness to collaborate with the Secretariat in ensuring a successful event. Director-General, Abdou Touray gave assurances that his media outfit has the technical know-how and experience to rise to the needs of such a global event.
The head of Brand and Communication of OICGambia, NfallyFadera revealed that the GRTS support package is part of a larger media support scheme for all sectors of the Gambian media fraternity. He added that areas of intervention were identified during a consultative meeting with media stakeholders sometime this year.
The United Democratic Party (UDP) says it’s not surprised by the reported agreement between the National People’s Party and the APRC, saying it’s not against principles of freedom of association, including the rights of political parties to forge alliances.
The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology would like to respond to the recent fake news being circulated on Social Media, regarding the University of The Gambia Scholarships that was officially disseminated by the Ministry for application on the 13th of January, 2021.