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. Colonel Tamba was at the Ministry to pay a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister and to brief him on the routine activities of the ECOMIG Mission.

Defence Minister Meets with ECOMIG Force Commander

June 1, 2020

. Colonel Tamba was at the Ministry to pay a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister and to brief him on the routine activities of the ECOMIG Mission.
Colonel Tamba was at the Ministry to pay a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister and to brief him on the routine activities of the ECOMIG Mission.

The Minister of Defence,  Sheikh Omar Faye, today 1st June 2020 received the ECOMIG Force Commander, Colonel Cheikh Umar Tamba in audience in his office. Colonel Tamba was at the Ministry to pay a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister and to brief him on the routine activities of the ECOMIG Mission.

The Minister thanked the Force Commander for the visit and used the opportunity to congratulate him on his appointment and subsequent assignment to the Gambia as Force Commander of the Mission. He expressed optimism that, as a seasoned and very proficient senior military officer the Colonel is, he will bring to ECOMIG, a wealth of experience that is expected to add fresh dimension and a new impetus to the gains made by his predecessors to further move the Force to achieve greater success.

The Force Commander thanked the Honourable Minister for the reception and assured him of his resolve to further enhance the existing positive working relations with the Gambia Armed Forces. He promised to work progressively with all other major stakeholders in order to achieve the Force mandate and the overall objective of sustaining peace and stability in The Gambia. He assured the Minister that the ECOMIG Mission will continue to conduct joint operations with the Gambian Armed Forces to promote cooperation and better understanding between the two forces.

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