The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) yesterday began harvesting eleven hectares of Nerica rice farm situated in the outskirts of the Yundum Military Barracks. The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in The Gambia donated the rice to GAF. Speaking at the site, chief of defence staff of The Gambia Armed Forces, Lieutenant General, Masanneh Kinteh described the day as significant in the history of GAF, since it is the day they are harvesting what they grow.CDS Kinteh disclosed that GAF protects not only the constitution and the territorial integrity of The Gambia, but is also involved in other national development activities, such as the constrcution of the University's model village in Faraba- Banta.
Courtesy: allAfrica Date: 21st October 2010
Date: 21st October 2010