(JollofNews) – The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Islamic Development Bank, Friday donated 4530 cartons of sacrificial meat to the poor and needy in the Gambia.

Receiving the cartons on behalf of the Foreign Minister, the minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Demba Ali Jawo, expressed gratitude and appreciation to the Saudi Government and the Islamic Development Bank for the gesture.

He assured them that the gesture will benefit the less privileged throughout the country.

“It is without doubt that we will further strengthen the bilateral ties and Muslim solidarity that exist between the two countries,” he remarked.

Minister Jawo used the opportunity to assure the Government of Saudi Arabia of the continued support of the Gambia under the leadership of President Adama Barrow.

Abu Zeyad, a representative of the Islamic Development Bank, said he was delighted to preside over the handing over ceremony and prayed for Allah’s blessing and guidance on the Gambia and her leadership.