Deputy Ambassador Sheikh Omar Faye

Omar Faye

Welcome to the Gambia Embassy in Washington D.C, USA. My name is Sheikh Omar Faye I am the current Chargé d'Affaires at The Embassy. My recent roles working for The Government of The Republic of The Gambia included Deputy Head of Mission in Mauritania between October 2007 to February 2014 and Minister in charge of Youths, Sports and Religious Affairs between June 2006 to September 2007.Read more about me...

 
Destination Gambia safe for visitors

In spite of the fact that the Ebola outbreak is causing uproar not just in African countries, but also throughout the world; The Gambia remains one among those Ebola-free countries in the region, as rigorous campaigns and sensitisation of people on the deadly disease that is beginning to have a negative impact on Africa’s tourism industry is in high gear across the country.

On record, since the outbreak of this disease in Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone and Liberia later exported it to Nigeria,

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STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA SHEIKH PROFESSOR ALH. DR. YAHYA AJJ JAMMEH AT THE US-AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT, WASHINGTON DC, USA 5-6 AUGUST, 2014

Mr. Chairman and President of the United States
My Fellow African Heads of State and Government
Secretaries of State and Hon. Ministers
Members of Congress
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen

First, I would like to register my profound appreciation and gratitude to President Obama and the United States Government for hosting this historic summit here in Washington. As I understand it, the Summit is a concrete follow-up to President Obama’s visit to Sub-Saharan Africa last year,

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The government of The Gambia has issued a statement Tuesday, expressing its concern over the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Movement – Hamas. The government said it welcomed the truce brokered by the Arab Republic of Egypt and called on both parties to adhere to its terms and conditions so as to end the conflict that has resulted in the deaths of so many people.

The full text of the release reads:
“The government of The Gambia has been following with great concern

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