16 January, 2019

Turkey donates military equipment to Gambia

537 timeviewed

Turkey on Tuesday donated military equipment to Gambia at the latter’s military headquarters in the capital Banjul.

“This cooperation scheme is a technical assistance program that has been going on for over the last 16 years and in that respect the total volume of the assistance has reached $1.4 million,” said Turkish Ambassador to Gambia Ismail Sefa Yuceer.

According to local officials, as many as 7,500 Gambian soldiers have been trained by the Turkish military both in the country and in Turkey.

The small West African country is in a political transition and the country’s military is being reformed as it progresses from its dictatorship past.

The donated items included military boots, jackets and bags.

“The support is huge in our efforts to ensure that the Gambia Armed Forces is fully equipped and ready to be able to take of its responsibilities both at home and abroad,” said Gambia’s army Chief of Defense Staff Masanneh Kinteh.

Баннер
Last news

The code of Nur-Sultan airport changes

Kazakhstan • Yesterday

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrives in Ashgabat

President • 11 October, 2019

The Head of state arrives in Aktau

President • 10 October, 2019

The Head of state holds a number of meetings

President • 10 October, 2019

Tokayev to pay working visit to Turkmenistan

President • 09 October, 2019

Sooronbay Jeenbekov meets with Darkhan Kydyrali

Lifestyle • 09 October, 2019

Askar Mamin pays visit to Semey

Government • 08 October, 2019

President meets Vice President of Bulgaria

President • 07 October, 2019

The Golden man is represented in Malaysia

Lifestyle • 02 October, 2019

Head of state appoints new ambassadors

Appointment • 30 September, 2019

Askar Mamin pays working to visit to Baikonur city

Government • 26 September, 2019

Similar news