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Tourism Minister Jobe On A Mission in Abuja To Attract Nigerian Tourists

                                 Tourism plays a crucial role in the socio-economic development of The Gambia.  It is reported that the industry, aside from contributing about 20 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), provides direct employment to about 42,000 people. On that account, the Honorable Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, headed a high-powered delegation from […]

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Tourism Minister Jobe and Delegation Visit ECOWAS Commission President

As part of their outreach mission to, Abuja, Nigeria, the Honorable Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, and delegation, this afternoon, paid a courtesy to Dr. Omar A. Touray, President of the Ecowas Commission at his office in Abuja, Nigeria. Minister Jobe explained his team’s mission to Nigeria: to promote Destination Gambia and attract

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Tourism Minister Holds Discussion with GT Board Senior Management Team

Honourable Abdoulie Jobe, Minister of Tourism and Culture on Monday, 22nd April 2024 held a day-long meeting with the senior management of The Gambia Tourism Board at their head office in Kotu. The meeting was meant for the new Minister to have an understanding of the mandate, vision, and mission of the GT-Board, as well

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UNDP Resident Representative Meets with Minister Jobe

Mandisa Mashologu, the UNDP Resident Representative in The Gambia, paid a courtesy call to  Honorable Abdoulie Jobe, Minister of Tourism and Culture on Wednesday 17th April 2024 at his office in Banjul. The UNDP top diplomat and Minister Jobe discussed different key issues relating to women and youth empowerment projects, particularly in the tourism sector.

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Chinese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call On Tourism Minister

The Chinese ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency Liu Jin, on Wednesday, 17th April 2024 paid a courtesy call on Honorable Abdoulie Jobe,  Minister of Tourism and Culture, at his office in Banjul. On receiving the ambassador and his team, Minister Jobe thanked him for the visit and reassured him of his Ministry’s commitment to

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Plans In The Offing To Bring Back Scandinavian Tourists- Tourism Minister

The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Abdoulie Jobe, has revealed that plans are afoot to attract the Scandinavian tourists (Sweden and Demark), to destination Gambia once again, following a considerable spell of dwindling presence. Scandinavian tourists ‘discovered’ the Gambia and constituted the bulk of tourist arrivals in the early years of tourism development. Minister Jobe

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Gambian Writer Wins 5 Million CFA Senegambia Book Prize

Dr. Morro Krubally, a Gambian writer, was on Tuesday, 27th February 2024 presented a cheque for five million CFA as the winner of the prestigious Senegambia Book Prize, a literary accolade aimed at recognizing talented writers and promoting excellence in literature. Speaking at the presentation ceremony, which was held at the Gambia Tourism and Hospitality

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Minister Bah Presides Over Inauguration of New NCAC Board

The Honorable Minister of Tourism and Culture, Mr. Hamat N.K Bah on Friday inaugurated the newly appointed Board of Directors of the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC). The inauguration ceremony took place at the Ministry’s conference room in Banjul. The newly appointed Board of Directors are; Hon. Fafa E. Mbai, the new Chairman

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GTHI Establishes Bakery Center with Capacity To Train Youth -Minister Bah

The Ministry of Tourism and Culture through The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute (GTHI) has established a fully equipped bakery center with the capacity to train 100 bakers and pastry cooks every year, revealed Hon. Hamat N.K. Bah, the Minister of Tourism and Culture. Minister Bah was speaking on Tuesday during a press conference held

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