(JollofNews) – German President Frank Walter Steinmeier arrived in Gambia on Wednesday evening for the start of a two-day working visit as the tiny West African nation is increasingly gaining credibility.
Upon arrival at Banjul International airport, the German leader and his delegation were received by his Gambian counterpart President Adama Barrow.
The visit comes barely one year after Gambians voted out former longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh whose anti-West diatribe confined the country into a two-decade long isolation.
A good number of business leaders are accompanying President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and expectations are high in The Gambia to see this business opportunities translated into reality.
The two heads of State will hold talks, and the migration crisis is expectted to top the discussions.
During his stay, the German leader will meet with civil society groups, students and visit health facilities as well as a music school.