The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr Mamadou Tangara has served as a Vice President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Honourable Tangara is one of the traditional six African representatives elected as Vice Presidents in this year’s sessions under the leadership of Her Excellency Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, who was elected on 5th June 2018 as the President of the Sessions.
Honourable Tangara especially presided over the sessions as his counterpart, Me Sidiki Kaba, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Senegal addressed the august Assembly.
Meanwhile on the sidelines of the UNGA, Minister Tangara had held bilateral talks with Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Saban Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Sunday 23rd September 2018.
The two top diplomats discussed ways of improving ties across several areas and issues of mutual significance.
Assistant Foreign Minister for the Deputy Prime Ministry and Foreign Minister’s Office Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah and Kuwait’s Permanent UN Representative Mansour Al-Otaibi also attended the discussions.
Issued by the Communication Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad