The Gambian President Adama Barrow has announced an official visit to Saudi Arabia.
While disclosing this in a statement on Monday June 21, 2021, it was reported that President Barrow will leverage the opportunity to inaugurate the new Gambian embassy and another project in Riyadh.
“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,” the statement reads.
“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,” it adds.
The statement says that 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,” the statement concludes.