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Tourism Minister Inaugurates New GT-Board Governing Council

Honorable Abdoulie Jobe, Minister of Tourism and Culture, this afternoon, inaugurated the new governing council of The Gambia Tourism Board at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture conference room in Banjul.

One of the mandates of the governing council would be guiding and directing the management of the Gambia Tourism Board for the advancement of the tourism sector in the Gambia.

Mr. Samba Batch Fye is the new chairman of the board, while Francis A. Njie and Ida Cham Njai are members.

Representatives from The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority- GCAA and that of   The Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA), will serve as ex-officio members of the board. George Innis of The Gambia Tourism Board is the secretary to the governing council.

Their mandate ends in three years.

By Lamin Njie

Information Officer

Ministry of Tourism and Culture