Banjul, Feb 16.- The Gambian Minister of Culture and Tourism, Hamat NK Bah, described today the historic relations between his country and Cuba as wonderful, and thanked the Caribbean island for the solidarity it has provided to this West African nation, especially in the area of health.
Hamat received this Tuesday in his office the ambassador of the Greater Antilles here, Rubén G. Abelenda, with whom he spoke about promoting bilateral collaboration in the field of tourism, and promoting cultural exchange.
The headline also praised the fight that Cuba has waged at the international level in the fight against Covid19, and praised at the same time the 4 vaccination projects that scientists and medical professionals are currently developing against the deadly pandemic that plagues the humanity.
He went on to say that the Antillean island is an example for the world to follow, and The Gambia hopes that mutual cooperation will intensify in the future, he added.
On his part, Ambassador Abelenda reiterated the willingness of his government and people to continue deepening the ties between the two sister nations.
The diplomat stressed that tourism constitutes one of the main sources of income for Gambia and Cuba, and at the same time the two peoples are united by their cultural roots, which is why they must work together in these two spheres, as they already do in the health and sports, he stated.