Jul 21, 2020, 11:09 AM
Government employees, including permanent and deputy permanent secretaries and directors, last Friday concluded a five-day training on financial management, including budget support.
The donated equipment include 2 pieces of camcorder 4k with accessories,1 desktop server backup, 1 piece of my book TB desktop backup and 3 pieces of Amazon UK integral 128GB SD Card 4k video premium high speed.
Principal programme officer of UNESCO, Mariama Sidibeh said the support was provided in partnership with Mohammed Ibn Salman Foundation.
According to her, through the Gambia National Commission for UNESCO, ICESCO provided the equipment and technology for an efficient and cost control production and broadcast of TV content.
She said she has no doubt that the MOBSE TV will now have efficient materials to do their production with high quality videos.
She added that the materials will suitably enhance TV coverage, filming and editing, storage and back up and power stabilization.
Sidibeh further stated that NATCOM wish to see that all the provided equipment are handled with the utmost professional care.
Permanent secretary of the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Louise Mendy said they appreciated their partnership with NATCOM through ICRSCO and Mohammed Ibn Salman Foundation.
He commended the secretary general of NATCOM, ICESCO and Mohammed Ibn Salman Foundation for their unflinching support to the ministry. "In extension, I wish to express my profound gratitude to DR Salman M. AL Malik, director general of ICESCO for his foresight leadership and unflinching support to The Gambia. I also thank The Gambia National Commission for UNESCO for the continued partnership and collaboration."
Bundung Six Junction Ward Development Committee on Saturday distributed its third phase of sixty-five (65) light poles to communities outside the ward.
The Honourable Minister for Transport, Works and Infrastructure, Bai Lamin Jobe and member of his senior team officials, on Friday 26th June, 2020 visited the ongoing People’s Republic of China (PRC) -Gambia Government sponsored $82 million bridges and roads project under construction in Basse and Fatoto in the Upper River Region of the country.
As campaign mounts on the high debt scene on African states, the International Monetary Fund has this week approved immediate debt service relief for The Gambia, among eighteen (18) other African countries. While the measures announced offer breathing space for an initial period of six months, it forms wide-enough a gap allowing financial resources to be channelled towards other pressing sectors.