By Bakary Ceesay
President Adama Barrow has on Monday held bilateral talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the United Arab Emirates Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi Recently.
The two leaders discussed a wide range of bilateral issues, including the potential increase of support in the areas of vision and eye care services in The Gambia through the Sheikh Zayed Eye Care Center, which is providing various services in West Africa. Giving that Abu Dhabi was one of the countries that pledged to support The Gambia’s National Development Plan 2018-2021, the bilateral discussion couldn’t have come at a better time.
The talks gave the two leaders an opportunity to consult on areas that would strengthen the cordial relationship that exist between the two countries for the benefit of their peoples. While espousing the great investment potentials of The Gambia in the hope of forging a closer partnership, President Barrow thanked the Crown Prince for his wonderful hospitality.
Leaders in business, politics, and society from across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi were in attendance to meet and greet the president and his delegation.
Following the meeting with the Crown Prince, President Barrow was also taken on a conducted tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center – the largest mosque in Abu Dhabi with a capacity of 51, 000 people.