US government donates X-ray machine to Banjul International Airport

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The state of the art machine is valued at approximately one million four hundred thousand dalasis (USD $35,000).  After officially handing-over the machine at the airport, embassy personnel provided the airport’s aviation security staff instructions on how to properly use and maintain the machine.  Prior to the official handover on March 26th, Pa Wakka Jobe, director of airport operations, and Catherine Nying, Deputy Director of the Gambia Civil Aviation Authority, met with Ambassador Michael R Arietti, chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy in Banjul, to express their thanks for the donation of the machine.  

 

Press release

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