Banjul, May 15, 2017. The Minister of Agriculture of The Gambia, Hon. Omar A. Jallow, received the Ambassador of Cuba, Lázaro Herrera Martínez, on Thursday
morning, May 11 at the Ministry's headquarters.
During the cordial meeting the Cuban diplomat congratulated the new minister for his appointment as head of this ministry and expressed the willingness of the Cuban government to work for the strengthening of bilateral ties in all possible
sectors, including agriculture.
Banjul, May 13, 2017. Members of the Gambia-Cuba Friendship Association and the José Martí Association of Graduates in Cuba met on Saturday May 13 at the island's diplomatic mission to once again express their support to the Cuban Revolution.
Amongst those who spoke, the president of the Gambia-Cuba Friendship Association, Mr. Modou P. Grant, highlighted the support of the Gambian solidarity movement for all the battles fought by the Cuban people, especially the fight against the blockade and more recently for the liberation of the Cuban Five.
Banjul, May 4, 2017. Professor Dr. Faqir Muhammad Anjum Chaudhry, Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia, visited the embassy in Cuba and held a working meeting with the Cuban ambassador to that African nation, Lázaro Herrera Martínez. Dr. Faqir was accompanied by Professor Ousman Nyan, Provost of the School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences of the aforementioned university.
Banjul, April 28, 2017.- A group of young Gambians who recently finished their studies under the New Community Based Medical Program, visited the Embassy of Cuba where they held a meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Lázaro Herrera. During the meeting, the junior doctors expressed their highest appreciation for the valuable assistance provided by Cuba and reaffirmed their commitment to dedicate all their efforts to providing services to their fellow citizens in the most remote corners of the country.