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Ambassador Paschall Speaks to National Broadcaster on the Importance of Democracy

On January 12, Ambassador Paschall appeared live on the Gambia Radio and Television Services’ (GRTS) prime time 8 p.m. newscast. In the six-minute-long interview, the Ambassador answered questions on the significance of Congress’s certification of President-elect Biden, lessons learned from the U.S. election, and his take on the upcoming Gambian election. The Ambassador stressed that ...
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Ambassador Paschall Congratulates Foreign Press Center Journalists

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 ...
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Ambassador Paschall Meets with WHO Country Director

Ambassador Paschall paid a courtesy call on World Health Organization Gambia Country Director Dr Desta Tirhune. The Ambassador apprised Dr Tirhune of President Joseph R Biden’s letters to UN Secretary General Guterres and WHO Director General Tedros. Dr Tirhune welcomed the news, and provided Ambassador Paschall an update on WHO’s work with the Gambian Ministry is Health to battle COVID-19. The ...
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Ambassador Paschall Briefs Foreign Minister on New Administration’s Actions

On Friday morning January 22, Ambassador Paschall briefed Foreign Minister Dr. Momodou Tangara on President Biden’s Executive Actions on the World Health Organization and other aspects of the global COVID-19 battle, border security, and rejoining the Paris Climate Accords.  Dr. Tangara welcomed the discussion and asked the Ambassador to convey to President Biden and Vice ...
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Embassy Banjul Celebrates Inauguration Day with Live-stream Panel Discussion

On January 20, Ambassador Paschall joined a distinguished panel to discuss the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, the 46th President of the United States. The panel featured leading voices on democratic values in The Gambia –  Madi Jobarteh of the Westminster Foundation, Bakary Fatty of the Commission on Political Debates, and Nyimasata Camara of The University ...
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