A new ambassador from Qatar to The Gambia, His Excellency Faisal Fahad Al – Mane, has presented his credentials to foreign affairs minister Momodou Tangara, foreign affairs ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Ambassador Al – Mane replaces the former Ambassador Mohammed Nasser al – kaabi whose tour of duty ended in June 2018.
In what has become his first bilateral engagement since his appointment as Foreign Minister, Dr Tangara expressed optimism that Ambassador Al – Mane’s term will boost the already deep ties of bilateral cooperation between The Gambia and the State of Qatar, noting that Qatar is a true partner, since the establishment of bilateral cooperation between the countries.
Ambassador Al – Mane looks forward to finally present his Letter of Credence to His Excellency President Adama Barrow to be followed by deeper engagements on ways to promote cooperation.
In a different engagement, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Zhang Jiming, paid a courtesy call to the Honourable Minister and congratulated him on his appointment as Minister of Foreign Affairs.