President Barrow pledges government’s support to partner with Libya

President Adama Barrow today received the letters of credence of H.E. Munsef Mohammed Haweel Naseeb, as ambassador designate of the State of Libya to the Republic of The Gambia.

President Barrow welcomed Ambassador Naseeb assuring him of his government’s support and cooperation during his tenure. Speaking on areas of cooperation, President Barrow tasked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work with Ambassador Naseeb to address the condition of Gambians in Libya. He noted that Africa should collaborate as one people and support each other. President Barrow used the occasion to extend his greetings to the Libyan President.

Ambassador Naseed also extended a congratulatory message from the Libyan Leader to President Barrow on his reelection and pledged to cooperate on strengthening the ties between the two Governments and its people.

The Gambia and Libya have longstanding diplomatic and bilateral relations spanning many years. The two countries have cooperated on many fronts for the economic and sociocultural benefit of its people.