Gambia’s President Adama Barrow who is in Senegal on a three-day state visit, today, Friday, March 3rd, begins his days engagement with visits to the country’s main brotherhoods, wo which most Gambians also belong to.

He began his visit to Tivaouane, the seat of the Tijanniyya brotherhood Sect which is some kilometers from the capital, Dakar.  Mr. Barrow, accompanied by his wife and top government officials arrived in the holy town of Tivaouane before 10am GMT on the second day of his three-day official visit to Senegal.

Upon arrival, President Barrow and delegation were received by the spokesman of the Kaliph General of Tidjanes, Serigne Abdoul Aziz Sy Al-Amine, ” the Senegalese new agency, APS is reporting.

President Barrow later had a long  discussion with Serigne Abdoul Aziz Sy Al-Amine who offered him prayers and to the Gambian people. President Barrow arrived in Senegal on Thursday on a three-day state visit, the first foreign and official trip since assuming office.

Visit to Diamniadio

Meanwhile, late last Thursday, President Barrow visited the International Industrial Park of Diamniadio whose industrial space for new technologies is in its completion stage.

He was led to the area by Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammad Boun Abdallah Dionne. He visited all the industrial areas and integrated industrial platforms.

The Industrial Development and Promotion Agency (APROSI) is carrying out an industrial field with a State-of-the-Art technical configuration, born from the merger Project Sodida 2 and the Taiwanese Park.

“The integrated industrial sites and platforms developed are designed to offer optimum conditions for competitiveness to companies wishing to establish themselves here and to meet the demand of investors with regard to equipment and services,” explained the director of APROSI Momath Bâ.