Two top executives of the United Kingdom based GSS Company Ltd, are currently on a visit in The Gambia on an initial scoping mission to explore possibilities for partnerships and investments. The areas of interest to partner is in Education, Infrastructure, Development and Employment creation and with particular emphasis on developing youth economic empowerment prospects.
Mr. Richard Vernon, Managing Director, and Mr. Tim Bamberger, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Company, were received by Honourable Ousman Sillah, their contact person in the Gambia.
During the course of their one week stay in the country, the two visitors would be meeting with officials and personalities who are relevant to the mission.
The duo received a briefing from Honourable Ousman Sillah and selected personalities on the priorities and prospects for investments in The Gambia.
They met and held discussions with Honourable Mambury Njie, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs and Honourable Lamin Jobe, Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment and the Permanent Secretaries responsible for Investment and Director General for Planning at the Office of the President.
Their schedule also includes meeting with Honourable Badara Joof, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure as well as officials from the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), University of The Gambia (UTG), Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), national and international NGOs, youth representatives, the British High Commission and the media, among others.
GSS is a UK based Ltd company that specialises in education delivery, provision and sourcing of capital for infrastructure projects. The Company has the objective of promoting development and employment prospects.