The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ambassador to the Gambia Aldosary Fahad today Wednesday presented his letter of credence to Gambian President Adama Barrow at the State House in Banjul.
President Barrow said: “The relationship between The Gambia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is stronger than it could ever be throughout the history of the two countries. I am optimistic that Saudi Arabia will continue to stand with The Gambia, especially in hosting the 2022 Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) in Banjul.”
Saudi Arabia already provided $92.5Million financing to supporting the efforts of The Gambia towards the successful hosting of this summit.
President Barrow underlined the seriousness his government attaches to the projects, which will provide roads, improve water and electricity supplies, building of a new VVIP complex at Banjul International Airport and support the building of hotel in preparations for the Summit in Banjul.
Ambassador Fahad as the representative of the King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Holy Mosque to The Gambia also pledged to work towards strengthening the cooperation and relations between Riyadh and Banjul to the anticipated vision of the two leaders.
He said Saudi Arabia is committed to continue standing with The Gambia in supporting its development aspirations. The two countries share long history of fraternal relations.-