Construction begins for a new mosque project in Brusubi, Gambia

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The Minister of Health, Dr Ahmadou Lamin has laid the foundation stone for the construction of a mosque in Brusubi. The mosque will be built inside the new complex of the Ministry of Health in Bijilo.

The event kicked off with the recitation of the Holy Quran by elders in the community. The Daru Salaam Construction Company was hired to complete the project. However, the new mosque project was financed by Direct Aid with the sum of 35,000 Euros.

Health officials said that the new Ministry of Health complex, the National Food and Drug Quality Lab, and structures for the National Health Insurance Authority will all be located on the site where the foundation stone for the new mosque will be set.

Director of Direct Aid Abdellatif Ourahou spoke at the ceremony and described the occasion as another milestone in the relationship between the Ministry and Direct Aid.

He said, “It is a cooperation that includes a variety of topics, including administering clinics, hospitals, and free eye surgery camps.”

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The new mosque project to benefit residents and ministry employees

Thus, the head of Direct Aid expressed confidence that the new mosque will benefit residents and ministry employees. He also expressed his gratitude to the ministry for allowing his NGO to assist The Gambians. The minister of health, Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, expressed satisfaction at having presided over the occasion.

He said, “This event foreshadows yet another significant alliance. The fact that we have excellent individuals who are always prepared to assist the health sector is further highlighted by the reality that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. And that without good health, other socioeconomic development is impossible.”

He continued by saying that the action was yet another step that further humbled them. By showing them that they had allies who believed in both them and the nation’s leadership.

“If they didn’t believe in us, they wouldn’t be acting the way they are right now,” he continued.