Gambia Multi-million Dollars Conference Hall Named after The Late Sir Dawda Jawara

. The Gambian government has named a new conference facility after the former president, Sir Dawda Jawara. The Gambia is taking this step in remembrance of the ex-president.

The Gambia First President

Jawara, Gambia’s first president, died the final year. Therefore, President Adama barrow named after the thousand-seater multi-purpose facility placed in Bijilo, a suburb of the capital Banjul. It’s located inside the Bijilo national park. Many know it has a “monkey park.”  The Ceremony came about on January 12, 2020.

“I am delighted to have inaugurated the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara International Conference Centre in Bijilo. They prioritized its construction as a pre-requisite for hosting the 2022 Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, Summit in Banjul,” the president said adding that the facility was “one of its kind in the region.”

The facility becomes constructed as part of “china aid” to the united states. The complete facility which overlooks the ocean sits on a place of 14, 000 meters squared. It’s far made up of a giant United Country Assembly–themed conference corridor, which seats a thousand people at a time. The president added that he becomes hopeful that it’ll appeal to / host meetings, incentive travels, conventions, conferences, and exhibitions. The conference will benefit the country in as much as to the world.

The Conference Hall

Some different facilities inside the middle include 4 (four) two hundred-seat thematic meeting rooms, four (4) press rooms, and news centers, fourteen (14) meeting rooms, two massive feast halls, a VIP lounge, workplace areas, and other accent rooms.

  • The ability is from the People’s Republic of China to the government and those of the Gambia.
  • The cost of the construction is $50 million
  • As a part of the bilateral settlement, authorities are liable for the provision of the 13 ha land at Bijilo. The supply of the application connections (water, electricity, and net), and doing the soft landscaping for beautification.
  • The layout inspired by the white “waves” of the Atlantic ocean.
  • The mission began on August 31, 2017, and become completed in October 2019
  • A group of Gambian engineers and architects took a component in the production of the nearby undertaking. They may teach a group of workers to preserve the building.


The OIC’S African Contingents

The Gambia is one of the members of the OIC. It is to host the organization’s subsequent summit in two years.

The united states joined OIC in 1974. The bloc has 57 participants, with over twenty of them in Africa. OIC’s African contingent includes Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Algeria, Chad, Tunisia, Libya, Niger, Mauritania, Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Morocco, Somalia, and Nigeria. Different nations encompass Uganda, Mozambique, sierra leone, Gabon, Togo, Benin, Comoros, Burkina Faso, and Ivory Coast.

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