Today has witnessed an interesting line of events at the State House in Banjul. Aside the commissioning of the ambulances, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has received in audience Mr. Kenji Yamada, a special envoy of the Japanese President.
Mr Kenji was accompanied to the State House by Momodou Tangara, The Gambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister.
During a closed-door meeting, the Parliamentary vice-Minister of Japan revealed plans by his government to build a first class health facility in Brikama, through bilateral cooperation agreement.
Barrow in receiving the delegation expressed delight at Japanese
support, particularly, in the areas of agriculture and fisheries.
He re-echoed the fact that his mandate as President is a social contract he had with Gambians when he was voted into office, stressing that his focus during this period is to work hard to fulfill promises he made to the voters despite challenges his government is confronted with.
The delegation held closed door talks with President Barrow on matters of multilateral and bilateral cooperation, aimed at strengthening partnership between the two governments.