Government to Sell Jammeh’s Four Aircrafts

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The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Amadou Sanneh has said that the government will sell the four presidential planes belonging to former President Yahya Jammeh

In addition to the planes, the government will also sell other assets including some lands within the tourism development area to generate some investments.

The Finance Minister made this statement on Thursday at the National Assembly in Banjul while tabling the draft revised 2017 budget of the government. 

“The other measures that we put in place include recapturing of previous diverted non-tax revenue,” he said, adding that plans are also underway to vigorously pursue stolen assets of the government through all available channels including the assistance of World Bank Stolen Assets Recovery Unit.

“We have discussion with this unit and they are willing to assist The Gambia to recover identified stolen assets of this country,” he said.

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