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MoYS tour party graces NYSS 2nd batch of ATP passing out ceremony

Wednesday afternoon, the Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Bakary Y.

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MoYS tour entourage graces NYSS passing out ceremony in Soma

As part of itinerary the Hon. Minister of Youth and Sports' nationwide tour of handing over of project under his purview, Hon. Minister Bakary Y.

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MOYS hands over newly constructed football fields to Bwiam, Julafarr sports communities

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), today handed over newly constructed football fields (mini stadia) to the sport committees of Bwiam in the Foni Kansala district of the West Coast Region and Julafarr in Kiang W

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MoYS tours provincial Gambia to handover newly constructed football fields

The Ministry will this week embark on a tour to the southern part of the country to, among other activities, hand over the football fields (mini stadia) that were being constructed in the past two years.

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GWA Executive members call on Minister Badjie

The Gambia Wrestling Association's (GWA) Executive members Friday visited the Minister of Youth and Sports to discuss the upcoming wrestling event named after President Adama Barrow.

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About Us

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS) is a Key Component of the Government of The Republic of The Gambia that is bestowed with the responsibility to coordinate, facilitate and ensure the development of youth and sports in the country. It provides the Policy direction (Youth and Sports Policies) for the smooth implementation of youth and sports activities and programmes throughout the country. The Gambia’s youth constitute over 60%of the population which necessitates the need for their effective mainstreaming and assuming center of focus to drive socio-economic change and national development. The ultimate goal of the policy is to function as a guide for the MOYS and its partners to ensure that investment in youth takes place across all sectors and in all policies and programmes..

The Ministry is responsible for policy evolution and overall coordination of the activities of youth and sports, while implementation is carried out through its six(6) satellite institutions which are Department of Planning and Programmes (DOPP), National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS), President’s International Award (PIA), National Youth Council (NYC), National Sports Council (NSC), National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) and the Independence Stadium and Friendship Hotel.

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Mission Statement

To deliver excellence in youth and sports development by ensuring that youths are guided towards entrepreneurship, employability, leadership and encourage mass participation in sports and exercise for well being.

Vision Statement

To deliver excellence in youth and sports development by ensuring that youths are guided towards entrepreneurship, employability, leadership and encourage mass participation in sports and exercise for well being.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Hon. Bakary Badjie

Hon. Bakary Badjie

MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS
MRS. NDEY MARIE NJIE

MRS. NDEY MARIE NJIE

PERMANENT SECRETARY
MR. MUSA MBYE

MR. MUSA MBYE

DEPUTY PERMANENT SECRETARY
MR. LAMIN CAMARA

MR. LAMIN CAMARA

DEPUTY PERMANENT SECRETARY (ADMIN & FINANCE)

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