Announcement

Foreign Office Minister meets the Foreign Minister of the Gambia

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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.”