OIC SG briefs president Barrow on pre-summit sessions, hails progress made

The Office of the President has reported that His Excellency President Adama Barrow has received a briefing from the Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Summit on the Senior Officials and Ministerial Sessions, setting the pace for the Leaders’ Summit this weekend, 4-5 May 2024.

“With less than 24 hours to go, the OIC Secretary General, Mr Hissein Brahim Taba and his team updated His Excellency President Adama Barrow, as incoming Chairman of OIC, on the Technical and Ministerial meetings at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara International Conference Center in Bijilo,” the media release stated.

Commending the praising the President for the progress since his last visit to The Gambia, the SG said the transformation within the short period demonstrates that despite the challenges, President Barrow accepted The Gambia to host the Summit.
Receiving the delegation, the President said he was honoured that a long, complex and challenging journey has ended with The Gambia hosting the 15th Summit of the OIC, significant in its history. He thanked member states for their trust and confidence in The Gambia to lead the Organisation.

He also expressed gratitude to the OIC Secretariat in Saudi and the Gambian teams in the Gambia and Saudi for providing the proper support to host the Summit.

The briefing ended on a high note, with the leadership of the OIC Secretariat giving assurance of their commitment and support to President Barrow during his tenure as Chairman.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, His Permanent Secretary Lang Yabou, Ambassador Omar G. Sallah at the Gambian Embassy in Riyadh, Chief Executive Officer of the OIC Secretariat in Banjul, Mr Yankuba Dibba, Staff of the Office of the President amongst others witnessed the briefing.

Source: OP Media

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