Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Gambia Dr Mamadou Tangara on 14 September.
Speaking after the meeting, Minister Bellingham said:
“Minister Tangara and I had an extremely useful and wide-ranging exchange on the current state of UK/Gambia relations. Our discussion covered issues such as trade and investment, tourism, counter-narcotics cooperation, defence training and human rights. We also discussed the UK’s role in The European Union’s relationship with The Gambia as well as the UK contribution to other international financial institutions. We agreed that our relationship should continue to be one of dialogue and consolidation of mutual interests.”