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YOUTH MINISTER SIGNS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE WORLD ETHNOSPORT CONFEDERATION.

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As part of the Hon. Ministers engagements during the Ethnorsports Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the World Ethnosport Confederation (WEC).

During the signing ceremony, the President of (WEC) Necmeddin Bilal Erdogan reiterated the Confederation commitment to continue the promotion of different traditional sports in all parts of the World, including the Gambia, while promising his organisation's support for the Gambia to revitalize sports that bring people closer.

For his part, the Hon Bakary Y. Badjie, Minister of Youth and Sports expressed his own Ministry's resolve to continue working with all stakeholders in The Gambia in reviving our age old traditional sports.  He further emphasized the need to enhance corporation, exchange of knowledge and experience sharing to build capacity.  

 The Minister had a bilateral meeting with the Youth and Sports Minister of Azerbaijan H.E. Farid Gayibov.  Hon. Badjie commended the Azerbaijan Government's efforts in investment in sport development over the years, especially in the arears of infrastructure. He solicited corporation in the area of capacity building for our coaches and athletes, especially having access to the World Class training facilities of the Country.  

Minister Gayibov expressed his country’s willingness to avail its sporting facilities for Gambian Athletes and Coaches to promote career development.
The Hon. Minister also took part in a Ministerial meeting organised by the Islamic Corporation Youth Forum (ICYF).  The President of the ICYF Taha Ayhan in his opening remarks thanked the Ministers for their attendance at this very important meeting confirming their commitment to the promotion of the principles and ideals of ICYF. 
He solicited the continuous support of the different Ministers present citing it as essential to the success of the ICYF.  
Hon. Minister assured ICYF of the Gambia’s support in fostering corporation among young people all over the World.  He revealed his Ministry’s intention to organised a Youth Summit as part of the Organisation of Islamic Corporation (OIC) Head of States and Governments Summit to be hosted in Banjul.  
Other Ministers, representatives from Azerbaijan, Iran, Niger, Russian Federation and Lebanon attended the meeting including the President of WEC.
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