Press release

2021-Overview of Gambia’s Economy

The Gambian economy in 2020 marginally contracted by 0.2% but better than the
sub-Saharan countries which recorded an average contraction of 3%. The country
experienced a 62% drop in tourism arrivals but this was offset by growth in….

2021-J&J VACCINATION PRESS RELEASE

Following the donation of 151,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine by the Government of the United State of America through the COVAX facility to the Government of The Gambia, the Ministry of …

2021-ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF TEST RESULTS

The Ministry of Health wish to inform the public that, it has launched an online platform that enables travellers leaving The Gambia access their certified test results. The aim is to facilitate receipt of test result timely and conveniently. Every intending traveller is…

2021- eCRVS user devices draft

Civil registration is the act of recording and documenting vital events in a person’s life (including birth, death, marriage, and divorce). Birth registration establishes an individual’s legal identity at birth, enables access to essential services such as health…

2020-VNR PRESS RELEASE

The public is hereby informed that the government of The Gambia through the Ministry ofmFinance and Economic Affairs is taking part on the Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) at the 2020 High Level Political Forum virtual presentation on Sustainable…

2020-G20 DEBT SERVICE SUSPENSION INITIATIVE

In April of 2020, the World Bank’s Development Committee and the G20 Finance Ministers endorsed the Debt Service Suspension Initiative in response to a call by the World Bank and the IMF to grant debt-service suspension to the poorest countries…