Feb 10, 2022, 1:58 PM
The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) on Wednesday handed over the newly refurbished Arch 22 to the National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) at a ceremony held at Arch 22 in Banjul.
Speaking on behalf of Gambian workers on Tuesday, Mr Ceesay said COVID-19 will undoubtedly have negative impact on the lives of millions of workers and their families, adding that the virus has brought about negative consequences to the Global Health infrastructure.
He said under the present circumstances in which COVID-19 threatens to extinguish mankind and the entire universe, concerted action in the fight against the common enemy is required.
According to Mr. Ceesay, Africans are proud of the level of work WHO is doing in fighting the pandemic. “We applaud the exemplary leadership of WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for his global response to the pandemic.”
He said like all other countries, The Gambia is facing the difficult task of containing the spread of the virus, saying it is therefore incumbent on all governments to collaborate, and cooperate through global solidarity and humanity to fight and defeat what he call the ‘monster’ virus from the face of the earth.
“Our success depends on a full and unwavering support to Dr. Tedros and his team. We call on President Adama Barrow and his Government and the entire people of The Gambia to rally behind World Health Organisation.”
He appeal to the United States President Donald Trump in the interest of humanity and for the role WHO is playing in the saving lives to reconsider his position and to continue his government’s funding to the WHO to enable it to carry out its functions in the best interest of mankind.
The European Union last Wednesday launched the European Union (EU) funded programme dubbed - “Civil Society Organisation Actors of Governance” to be implemented by ActionAid International, The Gambia (AAITG), Action Against Hunger, Gambia (AAH), and Mbolo Association.
President of The Network of Finance and Tax Reporters (NFTR) Gambia chapter has disclosed that tax compliance and reduction is needed amid the negative impact of the deadly corona virus that has paralyzed businesses across the globe.
Peace Gambia (PG), a non-partisan, multi-ethnic, selfless-centered, and diversity oriented organisation compositely established with a resolute commitment to nurturing, building, promoting and harnessing a peaceful Gambia society pillared on the acceptance of diversity, respect for human rights, democracy, all-inclusive social cohesion and the absence of ethnic sentimentalities in the drive of national goals on 21st May 2022 held the 2nd Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara National Peace Conference at the Law faculty Auditorium of the University of The Gambia in Kanifing.