Poster Exhibit On Democracy
US Embassy Banjul holds a Poster Exhibit on Democracy and a US Cartoonist’s artistic Impression of Past U.S. Presidents
As part of US Embassy Banjul’s US Presidential Elections awareness campaign, Chargé D’ affaires Brian Bachman and Political and Economic Officer Tashawna Bethea on Thursday 23 October presided over a one day Poster Exhibit on Democracy and on US Cartoonist’s artistic Impression of the Past U.S Presidents, at the Embassy’s conference hall.
The exhibit sought to avail students and the general public a unique opportunity for thorough reflection on the role of the Press and democracy on the presidential election. During opening remarks, Chargé Bachman, explained the importance of Democracy and the role of the press in presidential Elections. The Deputy Director of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Baba Ceesay was also in attendance and gave an expose on Arts in The Gambia and its relevance to socio cultural developments.
The Exhibit demonstrated the USG’s support for the promotion of democracy and the empowerment of the Press, especially during elections. The turnout was very impressive with the largest groups being students, who spent hours taking notes on the Democracy paper exhibits.