His Excellency Sr. Ruben G. Abelenda, the Ambassador of the republic of Cuba in the Gambia on Tuesday paid a courtesy call to the Honourable minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Bakary Y. Badjie in his office in Banjul.
The purpose of the visit was to congratulate the minister on his appointment and equally brief him on the cordial relationship between the republic of Cuba and the ministry.
The Cuban Ambassador expressed gratitude for the visit and discussed ways to strengthen the relationship between youth and sports ministry and that of Cuba.
In his welcoming remarks, Honourable Badjie commended the Cuban ambassador to the Gambia for the visit.
He told him that his ministry is committed to continue with the working relationship between the ministry and the republic of Cuba in the areas of youth development and sporting activities.
The youth and Sports minister acknowledged the Cuban government’s support to the Gambia government particularly in the areas of Health, Education, and Agriculture amongst other development areas.
The Cuban ambassador also presented an MOU document to the ministry to review and if possible consider the agreement.
Mr .Saikou K Sanyang, Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Youth and Sports was in attendance.