The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia, Honourable Mamadou Tangara on Sunday 7th October 2018 met with H.E Mr Taro Kono, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan on the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, a regular convergence meant to promote high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and development partners.
The two Ministers of Foreign Affairs discussed matters bordering on the strengthening of bilateral relations between The Gambia and Japan. Minister Taro Kono expressed the intention of the Government of Japan to provide technical assistance and support relevant to the improvement of the Government of The Gambia’s food security initiatives and other national development programmes.
For his part, Minister Tangara thanked Minister Taro Kono for the warm welcome while emphasising the significance of Japan’s support to The Gambia over the years.
Minister Tangara also met with Gambians studying in various universities in Tokyo on Monday 8th October 2018 and assured them of The Gambia Government’s full support at all times.