Foreign Minister receives new UK High Commissioner

The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Monday 21st September 2020 received the new High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to The Gambia, H.E. David Belgrove – OBE, who presented copies of his Letters of Credence.

In welcoming High Commissioner Belgrove, Minister Tangara congratulated him and expressed the readiness of the Government to continue collaborating with the United Kingdom to consolidate gains registered since the advent of the new democratic dispensation in 2017. He expressed optimism that High Commissioner Belgrove’s tour of duty would be fruitful to both countries.

For his part, High Commissioner Belgrove thanked Minister Tangara for the warm reception accorded to him and assured that the UK Government is committed to working closely with The Gambia Government in the area of economic growth and also create opportunities that would spur investment. He said his Government intends to initiate a UK – Gambia investment event which will bring results to both countries. He said he is committed to closely work with the Government of The Gambia to bring more results to the Gambian people.

The two also discussed ways and means of strengthening the already cordial bilateral relations between The Gambia and the United Kingdom.

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