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...

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


The Gambia on 9th July 2014 made a voluntary presentation to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York, on the occasion of the Annual Ministerial Review on the progress towards the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and preparations for the Post 2015 agenda. 

A press release from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs stated that its minister, Kebba S. Touray, made the presentation for The Gambia and in attendance from the Gambian


 APRC US-based militants hail Gambia’s ‘transformative’ path

United States based militants of The Gambia’s ruling Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction ( APRC) have hailed what they called the  transformative path of the country under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Prof. Alh. Dr. Yahya Jammeh.

The militants were speaking recently during a meeting with the country’s charge d’affaires, Sheikh Omar Faye, at the Gambian Embassy in Washington DC.

According to a dispatch from The Gambia Mission DC, the delegation led by the