EYEAFRICA TV : Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The Gambian Foreign Minister, Dr. Mamadou Tangara has on Monday received the new European Union Ambassador to The Gambia H.E Corrado Pampaloni.
H.E Pampaloni was at the Foreign Affairs ministry to present his Letters of Credence to Foreign Minister Tangara, as he takes over from H.E. Attila Lajos, the former EU ambassador to The Gambia.
After warmly welcoming the new EU Ambassador, Foreign Minister Tangara conveyed best wishes of His Excellency President Adama Barrow to the new Ambassador and assured him of the full support of the Government of The Gambia during his tour of duty.
The Minister said The Gambia is ready to strengthen development and cooperation with the EU with a view to further deliver the much needed development for the people of The Gambia.
According to the ministry, Tangara used the opportunity to call for more openness and collaboration in pursuit of economic development.
“My door and doors of all the Ministers are opened to you at any time to discuss any issues to facilitate your work, which is also ours,” Minister Tangara assured.
“The new EU Ambassador expressed delight to be at the Foreign Ministry and commended Minister Tangara for the warm reception accorded to him and the delegation,” the ministry said in a statement.
Adding that the EU envoy assured the European bloc’s readiness to closely work with The Gambia in strengthening bilateral and multilateral issues.