AMBASSADOR KAH PRESENTS LETTER OF CREDENCE TO PRESIDENT OF SWISS CONFEDERATION

His Excellency, Yusupha Alieu Kah, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of The Gambia to Swiss Confederation and Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United Nations Office, WTO and other International Organisations in Geneva, on 15th January 2019 presented his letter of credence to His Excellency Mr. Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Federal Council in Bern, Switzerland.

Ambassador Kah conveyed to President Maurer greetings and best wishes from His Excellency President Adama Barrow and the People of The Gambia. He discussed issues of bilateral interest between the two countries as well as the broad objectives of The Gambia National Development Plan (NDP).

President Maurer in his remarks welcomed Ambassador Kah to Switzerland, and commended The Gambiaโ€™s impressive progress under President Barrowโ€™s administration and assured him of the cooperation of Swiss Government in advancing the common agenda of the two countries.

In other engagements while in Bern, the Gambian diplomat met with the Head of the Sub-Saharan Africa Department and Senior officials of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and discussed ways and means of expanding and deepening cooperation between the two countries.

Sudan : Qatari Emir says he supports unity of Sudan after meeting with Omar Al-Bashir

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AL-Bashir with the Emir of Qatar during his last visit to Doha 22/01/2019

President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir has visited Qatar, where Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani offered support to solve the recent crises of African country, which is grappling with anti-government protests.

Bashir arrived in Qatar on Tuesday as protests triggered by rising prices and shortages of food and fuel have intensified at home. The public display of anger has now escalated into calls for Bashir to step down as soon as possible .

“President Bashir briefed the Emir on the latest updates regarding the situation and challenges facing the country,” the court of Sheikh Tamim said in a statement on Wednesday.

“The Emir affirmed Qatar’s firm stance on Sudan’s unity and stability, and they discussed the latest developments in the Darfur peace process,” the statement added.