Ahead of the inauguration day festivities in Washington, DC, Ambassador Paschall delivered official certificates and congratulatory cakes to the three Gambian Journalists who took part in the 2020 Foreign Press Center Presidential Election Reporting tours. The Ambassador met with the journalists and media chiefs of three Gambian media houses. The Ambassador’s visit highlighted the importance of journalism in the election process. The visit was coordinated by the Public Affairs Section and is part of the Inauguration Day events hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Banjul. During the visit the Ambassador and the staff of the media houses wore face masks to promote adherence to COVID-19 mitigation measures.