Dr. Momodou Tangara with Kuwait Minister of Foreign Affairs , H.E. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah on the margins of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.

BANJUL, 1 October 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, H.E. Dr. Mamadou Tangara, congratulated the State of Kuwait for the consistent role in conjugating efforts to bring about peace and stability in the crisis that engulfed the Gulf States in 2017.

H.E. Tangara made this assertion during an audience with his Kuwait counterpart, H.E. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah on the margins of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York.

The Gambia’s Foreign Minister used the opportunity to extend appreciation to Kuwait for their usual support to The Gambia’s hosting of OIC Summit amongst others through the Kuwait Fund.

The two Foreign Ministers renewed commitment and willingness to strengthen both bilateral and multilateral relations between The Gambia and the State of Kuwait. Amongst their discussions, were to forge solutions for current issues in the two regions.

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