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14 NEW DIPLOMATIC APPOINTMENTS MADE

By Lamin Cham Over a dozen more appointments have been made in The Gambia's diplomatic missions across the globe, impeccable sources confirmed to The Standard yesterday.The new appointments also include some redeployments and promotions.According to sources, Rambo Jatta, the second deputy leader of the APRC, has been appointed a counsellor at the Gambian Embassy in South...

14 NEW DIPLOMATIC APPOINTMENTS MADE

By Lamin Cham Over a dozen more appointments have been made in The Gambia's diplomatic missions across the globe, impeccable sources confirmed to The Standard...

New Chinese ambassador arrives

Press release On August 15,2022, H.E. Liu Jin, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of The Gambia, arrived in Banjul on Monday. Mr. Ebou Sillah, Director General of Protocol of the...

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