Madam Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang, Acting Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs on Tuesday, March 28, visited the Gambian embassy in Washington DC in the margins of her schedule in Washington DC attending a Conference on Asset Tracing and Recovery.


VP Tambajang is in the United States to participate on the deliberations of the Commission on the Status of Women which was organized by the United Nations in New York.


A statement on the Embassy’s Facebook page said Madam Tambajang met with the staff and encouraged them to work hard. She also met with the outgoing Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Africa Affairs of the US State Department, during which issues of mutual interest and concerns were discussed.


According to the Embassy statement, during the course of this week, Madam Tambajang will hold important meetings with strategic development partners in the nation’s capital such the US State of Department, World Bank, US Congress and various Donor Foundations, to further discuss ways in which the New Gambia’s Development Agenda could be supported globally.