He said the richer nations should channel financial assistance through Islamic D evelopment Bank from which poorer states could turn to for soft-term loans.
“We are not asking for charity, but financial help by way of loans based on prov isions of ‘Sharia’ (or Islamic law),” he reiterated.
President Jammeh also hailed the ‘Kuwaiti Fund’ for carrying out numerous develo pment projects in poor countries, and urged other rich member states to emulate K uwait.
The Gambian leader was welcomed home by his Vice-President, Isatou Njie-Saidy, c abinet ministers, security chiefs and senior government officials.
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