The Honorable Mrs. Mariam Jack Denton, President of the National Assembly of The Gambia, welcomed Cuban Ambassador Lázaro Herrera, with whom she had a fraternal exchange in her office at the parliament headquarter.
The meeting served to talk about the interparliamentary links, the role of the parliamentary friendship groups and the exchange of experiences in the legislative sphere.
The Ambassador of Cuba to the Republic of The Gambia, Lázaro Herrera Martínez was received at the State House by Dembo Bojang, United Democratic Party National President and Special Adviser to the President of the Republic.
During the meeting, which took place in a cordial and friendly atmosphere, both interlocutors expressed their willingness to work for the strengthening of bilateral ties in all spheres.
The Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia, Mrs. Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang, received Cuban Ambassador Lazaro Herrera Martínez at the Government House, with whom she held a fraternal meeting.
The occasion allowed a fruitful exchange during which the two parties expressed interest in strengthening friendship and extending the collaboration to other areas, beyond the medical assistance that the island has offered to the African country for more than two decades.
Members of the Gambia-Cuba Friendship Association headed by its president, Modou P. Grant, members of the José Martí Association of young graduates in Cuba headed by Amadou Beyai, as well as other friends of the island in The Gambia, gathered at the Cuban embassy to pay tribute to Commander in Chief Fidel Castro in his first demise anniversary. The 61st anniversary of the arrival of the Granma yacht to Las Coloradas was commemorated too.