• President Barrow welcomes Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar –Urges continued peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims

    President Barrow has stressed the importance of peaceful coexistence among Gambians of all faiths. Receiving Archbishop Benjamin Ndiaye of Dakar today, President Barrow spoke of the need for continued religious tolerance between Christians and Muslims in The Gambia. Archbishop Ndiaye was in Banjul to celebrate the Christian feast of the Assumption – also known locally as ‘Sang Marie’ – at the invitation of Gambia’s Christian community. His visit also coincided with the 60th Anniversary of the Catholic diocese of Banjul. The Gambian leader spoke of the historic ties between The Gambia and Senegal. He described -Archbishop Ndiaye’s visit as one that helped strengthen the family ties between the two countries. President Barrow urged all religious leaders to continue to pray...

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