A six-man delegation comprising of Executives of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
and their Senegalese and Malian counterparts on Wednesday 19th April 2017 paid a courtesy-call to
His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of the Gambia, at the seat of government in

In an interview with GRTS, president of the GCCI – Muhammed Jagana remarked that they were at
the Presidency to pay a courtesy-call to His Excellency, President Barrow. Mr. Jagana further
informed GRTS that, GCCI invited Mr. Serigne Mboob and Ahmadou Giggeh, President of the
Kaolack and the Malian Chamber of Commerce, respectively as special guests. The aim is to help
boost business relations amongst ECOWAS member countries.

Reacting to the visit, the visiting businessmen said they were impressed by President Barrow’s
humility and quest to work on strategies that will integrate the economy of the three countries; and
the West African sub-region as a whole.

The visit was part of GCCI’s golden jubilee celebrations which also includes an international
trade-fare being hosted at the Independent Stadium.

Amie Bojang-Sissoho
Director of Press and Public Relations