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President Barrow to inaugurate Gambian embassy in Saudi Arabia |

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The Gambian president, His Excellency Adama Barrow is expected to inaugurate the country’s embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to State House.

President Barrow accompanied by the First Lady Madam Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow and other Senior Government Officials; Tuesday travelled to Saudi for seven days state visits.

“President Adama Barrow has arrived in Medina, Saudi Arabia, this afternoon, accompanied by First Lady Madam Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow and other Senior Government Officials. He was welcomed by the Governor of Medina Province, Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The President will inaugurate the new Gambian Embassy and Ambassador’s residence, in addition to other engagements while in Saudi Arabia.

“The public is hereby informed that His Excellency, President Adama Barrow will travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for an official visit from the 23rd – 29th of June 2021.

“During the visit, President Barrow in addition to his official engagements, will perform Umrah and also inaugurate the newly constructed Gambian Embassy and Ambassador’s Residence at the Diplomatic Quarters in Riyadh.

“The President will be accompanied by Her Excellency, First Lady Fatou Bah-Barrow and other high-ranking officials. The delegation will depart Banjul International Airport at 2:00 AM on Wednesday, 23rd June 2021,” State House said in a statement.