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Friday, September 25, 2020

Investors will be welcome – Tambajang

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By  Tabora Bojang The Minister of Women’s Affairs, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang has assured a Belgian businessman Thomas De Beule that investors will be welcome to the Gambia as business in the country was not conducive during the last regime under former president Yahya Jammeh. Madame Tambajang, who also oversees the office of the vice president, met the Belgian businessman who met President Barrow in January and had held meetings with the chamber of commerce. De Beule, a young businessman said he wants to see Belgium and the Gambia become friends not only in business but in other bilateral relationships. In responding the vice-president, welcome idea and said the Gambia needs such relationships with other countries. In responding, Madame Tambajang welcomed the idea and said youths must be empowered in business because for 22 years many Gambians were frustrated especially in terms of business. ”We should look at micro enterprises; they are doing well but could not have most of their demands. This is a key area for government to create employment, attract and retain the youths. The Gambia needs them to come for nation building because they are the future generation. It’s the interest of the government of the Gambia to empower the youths, educate them and give them professional training especially in entrepreneurship that is key to this government,” she said. VP madam Tambajang assured the Belgian businessman of the Gambia government’s full support and cooperation. She said her doors are always open for the young businessman if he gets any vital project for the country.]]>

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