By Bakary Ceesay
The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on 3rd December, 2019 received the out-going Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, His Excellency Mr. Ismail Sefa Yuceer, in his office in Banjul and they had a kind and friendly talk with each other.
Ambassador Sefa Yuceer was in the Minister’s to bid him farewell. In his statement, he paid tribute to Gambians whose character, resilience and peaceful nature made the 2016 change to democratic system of governance possible.
He lauded the good relations that exist between the two countries and promised to continue to support The Gambia. He was confident that his successor will take the relationship to higher heights.
Minister Tangara said that the friendly relations and cooperation between The Gambia and Turkey developed satisfactorily in recent years under the guidance of the principles of mutual respect, mutual trust, mutual benefit and win-win.
He believed that the relations of the two countries would further develop with the joint efforts of the two sides. He also commended the President of Turkey and the Turkish government for the cooperation between the two countries.