SADC and Gambia so sign bilateral dealBy XINHUA | Thursday, May 3 2012 at 11:28
Officials from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) gathered here Wednesday to foster cooperation between the Southern African bloc and Gambia, a Western African nation.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh held a close-door meeting in the evening with the visiting ministers from Angola, South Africa and Namibia.
After the meeting, Angolan Foreign Minister Raul Hohe told Xinhua that they were in Banjul to deliver a special message from Angolan President Dos Santos, also the president of the SADC, to push forward the signing of a bilateral cooperation agreement between Banjul and the SADC.
The SADC countries hoped to expand cooperation with Gambia in the fields of trade and agriculture to promote the development of the whole region, Hohe said.
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