BANJUL, Gambia 

Turkey’s first lady on Monday inaugurated a refurbished village mosque and a school in the Western African nation of Gambia.

Accompanying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to Gambia, Emine Erdogan opened the Kembujae Madina village mosque and the Omar bin Khattab school, restored and equipped by the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), Turkey’s state development aid agency.

Speaking at an inauguration ceremony, Erdogan said mutual visits between Turkey and Gambia will strengthen their bilateral friendship.

Investments in youth and education are the most beneficial, she said, adding that the school, which will provide education in

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