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 Ambassador of the Republic of the Gambia. 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...


Senior health personnel trained on methodological tools, others

The West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoH&SW) on Tuesday concluded a two-day orientation workshop on methodological tools for documenting Health Good Practices (HGP) process at a local hotel in Kololi.

The two-day workshop brought together senior officials from the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, regional health experts, researchers from different institutions, major local regional and international NGOs,


Gov’t committed to development, sustainable growth Says VP

The Government of The Gambia is strongly committed as always to development and sustainable growth of the country, says the vice president and minister of Women Affairs Aja Dr Isatou Njie-Saidy.

The Vice President who was speaking at a development forum jointly organised by the Ministry of financeand Economic Affairs and UNDP on Thursday at a local hotel in Kololi, said this has been demonstrated by its deliberate policies and development agenda that aimed at stabilising the economy in


President inspects propose pump irrigation site in CRR

The president, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh and his high power delegation on Thursday inspected the new propose site set to host the new pump irrigation machine in Kuntaur Fulla-kunda in Niani District of the Central River Region (CRR) north.

It was his first point of engagements on Day 4 of his three weeks nationwide tour of all regions of the country, assessing the progress of dry season agricultural activities and the state of preparedness for the rainy season