The Chief of Defence Staff Gambia Armed Forces Lieutenant General Masanneh N Kinteh through the office of Director of Press and Public Relations congratulated the President of Gambia Press Union. Below is the text of the letter.
It was with great delight that the Gambia Armed Forces received the news of your nomination and election to the prestigious post of President Gambia Press Union. Consequently, on behalf of the entire Armed Forces, I wish to congratulate you on your election and subsequent appointment to the post of President. We praise and thank God for this laudable achievement of yours. It is no doubt that your election is a translation of the confidence, hope and belief members of the media fraternity and stakeholders have in you.
The Gambia Armed Forces over the years have had a good working relationship with the press. This demonstrates the commitment and forward thinking approach the Gambia Armed Forces outlined for the entire media fraternity. Furthermore, it resuscitates the promise of the Chief of Defence Staff Gambia Armed Forces Lieutenant General Masanneh N Kinteh in keeping an open door policy with the media and smoothen the relations thereof.
While The Gambia Armed Forces enjoyed a good relationship with your predecessors, it is hoped that under your leadership the relationship will grow from strength to strength. Once again, congratulations on your new position and please accept on behalf of the Chief of Defence Staff Gambia Armed Forces the assurances of his highest consideration and fraternal esteem, the text concludes.