Vietnamese Honorary Consul in Gambia appointed

Friday, 27/05/2022 17:05
Mr. Samuel Minyan Jobe, a Gambian citizen, has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Vietnam in Gambia by Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Pham Hoang Tung, Deputy Head of the Consular Department, hands over the appointment decision to Samuel Minyan Jobe. (Photo:

A ceremony to hand over the appointment decision to Jobe was held on May 26 by the Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Pham Hoang Tung, Deputy Head of the Consular Department, congratulated Jobe on the appointment and expressed his belief that Jobe with his prestige and personal capacity would make efforts to contribute to promoting multifaceted cooperation between the two countries, and to protect the interests of the State, as well as the legitimate rights and interests of Vietnamese citizens and legal entities in Gambia.

He emphasized that the Consular Department, the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria and the relevant Vietnamese agencies will create all conditions to support the Honorary Consul to successfully complete the assigned tasks.

For his part, Mr. Jobe vowed to work hard to protect overseas Vietnamese, support their life in Gambia and contribute to developing relations between the two countries in all fields.

The appointment of the Honorary Consul in Gambia is considered an essential step toward realizing a Government approved scheme of developing relations between Vietnam and Middle East-Africa countries for 2016-2025, in order to promote cooperation in economics, trade and culture, science - technology, and education – training, as well as to effectively support the Vietnamese citizen protection in Gambia./.